e-Book Cockfighter epub downloadAuthor: Charles Willeford
Pages: 224 pages
Publisher: Creative Arts Book Company; New edition edition (August 18, 1987)
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e-Book Cockfighter epub download
by Charles Willeford
Charles Ray Willeford III (January 2, 1919 – March 27, 1988) was an American writer.
Charles Ray Willeford III (January 2, 1919 – March 27, 1988) was an American writer. An author of fiction, poetry, autobiography, and literary criticism, Willeford is best known for his series of novels featuring hardboiled detective Hoke Moseley. Willeford published steadily from the 1940s, but vaulted to wider attention with first Hoke Moseley book, Miami Blues (1984), which is considered one of its era's most influential works of crime fiction.
You haven't read fiction until you've read Charles Willeford. Orphan, hobo, painter, poet, boxer, book critic, decorated tank commander, actor, truck driver, teacher, author and inveterate prankster-Charles Willeford led a life that could provide him with a . rphan, hobo, painter, poet, boxer, book critic, decorated tank commander, actor, truck driver, teacher, author and inveterate prankster-Charles Willeford led a life that could provide him with a . harles Willeford. 30 September 2019 ·. Big news, Willeford fans!
What Willeford is exploring in this novel is obsession. He just happens to use cockfighting as his vehicle to root at the truth of an enthusiasm that becomes a neurotic passion.
What Willeford is exploring in this novel is obsession.
Cockfighter by Charles Willeford is a great novel chronicling a time when cockfighting was a major sport in Florida and . The book reveals a portion of the large body of knowledge necessary to not only be successful, but to win Cockfighter of the Year
Cockfighter by Charles Willeford is a great novel chronicling a time when cockfighting was a major sport in Florida and other states and countries. Frank Mansfield is pursuing the Cockfighter of the Year Award, and portrays a life and life-style long gone in which common, even admirable, behaviors are now totally unacceptable. The book reveals a portion of the large body of knowledge necessary to not only be successful, but to win Cockfighter of the Year. Some history is covered and the reader learns of the involvement of historical figures such as Abraham Lincoln and George Washington in the time honored sport pitting bird against bird in a fight to the death.
Charles Willeford was a professional horse trainer, boxer, radio announcer and painter. He was also a highly decorated tank commander (Silver Star, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Luxembourg Croix de Guerre) with the Third Army in the Second World War. Willeford, the author of twenty novels, created the Miami detective series featuring Hoke Moseley, which includes MIAMI BLUES, SIDESWIPE, THE WAY WE DIE NOW, and NEW HOPE FOR THE DEAD. Библиографические данные.
by Charles Willeford. New Hope for the Dead. by Charles Willeford · James Lee Burke. No one writes a better crime novel than Charles Willeford" Elmore Leonard THE BLACK MASS OF BROTHER SPRINGER tells the story of Sam Springer, a drifter novelist who meets Jack Dover, the retiring Abbot of the Church of God's Flock. Dover's final official. Crime Novels: American Noir of the 1950s.
A former professional boxer, actor, horse trainer and radio announcer, Charles Willeford (1919-1988) is best known for his Miami-based crime novels featuring hard-boiled detective Hoke Moseley, including "Miami Blues" and "Sideswipe. His career as a writer began in the late 1940s, but it was his 1972 novel "Cockfighter" that announced his name to a wider audience. The sport is cockfighting, and Frank Mansfield is the Cockfighter-a silent and fiercely contrary man whose obsession with winning will cost him almost everything. In this haunting, ribald, and percussively violent work, the author of the Hoke Mosely detective novels yields a floodlit vision of the cockpits and criminal underbelly of the rural South.
Charles Willeford Charles Willeford. Miami homicide detective Hoke Moseley is called to a posh Miami neighborhood to investigate a lethal overdose.
First published as an unheralded paperback original, Pick-Up is an authentic underground classic, an explosive bulletin from the urban underbelly of mid-1950s America. It was Charles Willeford's second novel, after a rough and wandering earlier life that had taken him from Depression-era hobo camps and soup kitchens to wartime battlefields. There he meets the alluring stepmother of the decedant, and begins to wonder about dating a witness.
Of that book, Harry Crews said, Charles Willeford renders the sport with such knowledge and attention to detail tha. had the almost inexpressible impression of being on my knees again beside the great fighting pits of the southern circuit. Frank Mansfield is the titular cockfighter: a silent and fiercely contrary man whose obsession with winning will cost him almost everything.