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Paperbacks From Hell : : the Twisted History of '70S and '80S Horror Fiction

Hendrix, Grady. Book - 2017 809.387 He, Adult Book / Nonfiction / Literary Arts / General / Hendrix, Grady 1 On Shelf No requests on this item Community Rating: 4 out of 5

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Call Number: 809.387 He, Adult Book / Nonfiction / Literary Arts / General / Hendrix, Grady
On Shelf At: Downtown Library

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Downtown 2nd Floor 809.387 He Downtown Library On Shelf
Westgate Adult Books Adult Book / Nonfiction / Literary Arts / General / Hendrix, Grady Westgate Branch Due 12-07-2021

Includes index.
Hail, Satan -- Creepy kids -- When animals attack -- Real estate nightmares -- Weird science -- Gothic and romantic -- Inhumanoids -- Splatterpunks, serial killers, and super creeps.
A nostalgic and unflinchingly funny celebration of the horror fiction boom of the 1970's and 1980's, complete with story summaries and artist and author profiles.

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cultural anthropology submitted by irenzero on July 13, 2019, 12:59pm A must read for not only fans of Horror, but readers interested in the 80s, the satanic panic, and publishing

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PUBLISHED
Philadelphia : Quirk Books, [2017]
Year Published: 2017
Description: 254 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm.
Language: English
Format: Book

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
9781594749810
1594749817

ADDITIONAL CREDITS
Errickson, Will, 1970-

SUBJECTS
Horror tales -- History and criticism.
Ghost stories -- History and criticism.
Book cover art.
Ghost stories. -- History and criticism.