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Horace McCoy Bibliography

UK First Edition Books

The following bibliography contains the criminous titles
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Title   Date Issue Points - Notes
They Shoot Horses Don't They Barker 1935 DW 6/-
No Pockets in a Shroud Barker 1937 DW 7/6. US: NAL 1948
I Should Have Stayed Home Barker 1938 Dust jacket 7/6
Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye Barker 1949  
Scalpel Barker 1953  
Corruption City Consul 1961  

Further Information
Horace McCoy was born in Tennessee on 14th April 1897 and although his books are few in number they are important, and highly regarded, in the development of the hard boiled crime genre. There are numerous uncollected short stories including a series featuring the character Jerry Frost. He was primarily a scriptwriter in Hollywood from 1936 up until his death in 1955. His first book remains a cornerstone title.

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