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Joseph Hansen (1) (1923–2004)

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Joseph Hansen was born in Aberdeen, South Dakota, on July 19, 1923. He attended Pasasdena City College. Hansen's fiction began to appear in the 60s. He published under the pseudonym James Colton because of the homosexual characters and themes of his work. He had published five novels and a vis mere collection of short stories when "Fadeout," the first of the Brandstetter mystery novels, was released. It is this series of 12 novels, which was published from 1970 to 1991 for which Hansen was most well known. Hansen wrote almost 40 books, which included novels and a series of semi-autobiographical works. He also taught fiction workshops, published poems in The New Yorker and produced a local radio show in the 60s called "Homosexuality Today." In 1965 he founded the pioneering homosexual journal Tangents. In 1974 Hansen was awarded a grant by the National Endowment for the Arts, and in 1992 he won the lifetime achievement award from the Private Eye Writers of America. Joseph Hansen died on November 24, 2004 at the age of 81 from heart failure. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre
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Værker af Joseph Hansen

Fadeout (1970) 470 eksemplarer, 21 anmeldelser
Death Claims (1973) 291 eksemplarer, 12 anmeldelser
Troublemaker (1975) 277 eksemplarer, 5 anmeldelser
Skinflick (1979) 248 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
The Man Everybody Was Afraid Of (1978) 242 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
A Country of Old Men (1990) 223 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Spil for skygger (1984) 219 eksemplarer, 3 anmeldelser
Gravedigger (1982) 209 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
På gravens rand (1987) 205 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Living Upstairs (1993) 194 eksemplarer, 3 anmeldelser
The Little Dog Laughed (1986) 193 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Obedience (1988) 175 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
The Boy Who Was Buried This Morning (1990) 160 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
A smile in his lifetime (1981) 158 eksemplarer
Backtrack / Brandstetter and Other Stories (1982) 147 eksemplarer, 4 anmeldelser
Jack of Hearts (1995) — Forfatter — 135 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Job's Year (1983) 125 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Steps Going Down (1985) 110 eksemplarer
Pretty Boy Dead: A Novel (1977) 104 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Brandstetter and Other Stories (1984) 103 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Bohannon's Country (1993) 77 eksemplarer
Bohannon's Book (1988) 61 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Blood, Snow, & Classic Cars (2000) 40 eksemplarer
Strange Marriage (1965) 23 eksemplarer
The Outward Side (1971) 23 eksemplarer
Bohannon's Women (2002) 22 eksemplarer
The Complete Brandstetter (2006) 18 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Todd (1995) 18 eksemplarer
Dog and Other Stories (1979) 12 eksemplarer
The Cutbank Path (2002) 10 eksemplarer
Hang-up (1969) 9 eksemplarer
Lost on Twilight Road (1964) 8 eksemplarer
Five Roads To Texas: A Phalanx Press Collaboration (2018) 7 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
One foot in the boat (1977) 5 eksemplarer
Cocksure (1969) 3 eksemplarer
Tarn House (1971) 2 eksemplarer
The Corrupter (1968) 2 eksemplarer
The piano player 2 eksemplarer
Ghosts and Other Poems (SC) (1998) 2 eksemplarer
Widower's Walk 1 eksemplar
Election Day 1 eksemplar
The Anderson Boy 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

Pulp Friction: Uncovering the Golden Age of Gay Male Pulps (2003) — Bidragyder — 208 eksemplarer, 3 anmeldelser
The Mammoth Book of Private Eye Stories (1988) — Bidragyder — 164 eksemplarer, 3 anmeldelser
The Best American Mystery Stories 1999 (1999) — Bidragyder — 160 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
The Night Awakens (2000) — Bidragyder — 115 eksemplarer
The Mammoth Book of Gay Short Stories (1997) — Bidragyder — 102 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
The Man I Might Become: Gay Men Write about Their Fathers (2002) — Bidragyder — 80 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories: Second Annual Collection (2001) — Bidragyder — 47 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Los Angeles Noir 2: The Classics (2010) — Bidragyder — 44 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Something Inside: Conversations with Gay Fiction Writers (1999) — Bidragyder — 35 eksemplarer
Home Sweet Homicide (1991) — Bidragyder — 12 eksemplarer

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ritaer | Jun 4, 2024 |
 
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coprime | May 16, 2024 |
The book opens with Steve Archer returning home in the morning having woken up in a strange bed, only to find the police at his apartment ready to arrest him for the murder of his boyfriend, Coy. The bulk of the book is a flashback telling how this all came about (which I did not realise for quite a while and was thus terribly confused), and the final 20-30 pages (out of 200) shows Steve looking for the real murderer to exonerate himself.

It's a 1960s attempt at gay noir but, quite apart from language and attitudes which would not pass muster nowadays, I found some characters so forgettable that I had no idea who they were when they re-appeared. I have good, albeit vague, memories from the early 1980s of the author's Dave Brandstetter series, which I might revisit some day but this stand-alone deserves its fate of languishing in obscurity despite several re-issues over the years.… (mere)
 
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Robertgreaves | 1 anden anmeldelse | Apr 21, 2024 |
A Joan Kahn-Harper novel of suspense
 
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JimandMary69 | 20 andre anmeldelser | Apr 21, 2024 |

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Medlemmer
4,400
Popularitet
#5,691
Vurdering
3.8
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67
ISBN
261
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