Everyday Noir by Con Chapman

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Everyday Noir is a collection of parodies written in the hard-boiled and cynical style of detective fiction set in mundane, everyday surroundings. Instead of stakeouts and police stations, the author finds evil lurking at Girl Scout cookie sales, suburban soccer fields, faculty lounges, law firm pro bono programs--even spelling bees. Noir is where you find it. They may be fiction, but in this crazy, mixed-up world, that’s about as close as any of us will ever come to the truth. Which isn't very close.

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Published December 27, 2011 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 335 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Besides, plain vanilla garden variety pedagogy is your best prostitution value.” In the collection’s best story, “Read My Lips, or Simply Refer to the Subtitles,” a man hires a specialist to provide subtitles for his interactions with his family, which doesn’t go over well with his loved ones: “Y...

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