First edition. Fine in dust jacket. A collection of eleven mystery writers discussing their craft. What makes a crime writer? What is the writer's inspiration? Writers include Tony Hillerman, who reflects on his use of Indian culture in his novels; K.C. Constantine, who rejects the "formula" label, asseting that no author need apologize for writing about police and crime; Robert Barnard, who defends the detective story as entertainment; Rex Burns, who writes about the police procedural, and others.
Inventory Number: 21511