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Famous players : the mysterious death of William Desmond Taylor / written & illustrated by Rick Geary.

Geary, Rick, (author.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Florence - Pamplico Branch YGN 741.5 Geary (Text) 33172004893564 Young Adult Graphic Available -
Lancaster - Kershaw Branch Y 741.5 GEA (Text) 30553102376797 Young Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781561635603
  • ISBN: 156163560X
  • ISBN: 9781561635559
  • ISBN: 1561635553
  • ISBN: 9781561635597
  • ISBN: 1561635596
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : NBM Comics Lit, [2009]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
When William Desmond Taylor is found dead of a gunshot wound, the motion picture community cannot believe that Taylor could draw the ire of anyone, let alone a murderer. The ensuing investigation reveals that the well-respected director was not the person he seemed and neither were his friends.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader MG+ 6.9 1 131136
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection
Subject: Taylor, William Desmond, 1877-1922 > Comic books, strips, etc.
Motion picture producers and directors > Comic books, strips, etc.
Murder > California > Los Angeles > Comic books, strips, etc.
Taylor, William Desmond, 1877-1922.
Motion picture producers and directors > California > Los Angeles.
Murder > California > Los Angeles.
Cartoons and comics.

An award-winning cartoonist and illustrator, Rick Geary has worked for Marvel Entertainment Group, DC Comics, Dark Horse Comics, and Heavy Metal, and has contributed to National Lampoon and The New York Times Book Review.

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