RARA-AVIS: My Top 20

From: Miano, Mark (NBC) ( Mark.Miano@nbc.com)
Date: 08 Apr 2002

Here is my list for top-20:

4.) Alexander Cutter (CUTTER AND BONE, Newton Thorburg) 9.) Arkady Renko (series, Martin Cruz Smith) 18.) Bernie Gunther (series, Philip Kerr) 19.) Bernie Ohls (THE BIG SLEEP, Raymond Chandler) 28.) Brigid O'Shaughnessy (THE MALTESE FALCON, Dashiell Hammett) 35.) C.W. Shugrue (series, James Crumley) 51.) Cora Papadakis (THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE, James M. Cain) 91.) Fireball Roberts (LAST GOOD KISS, James Crumley) 105.) Hannibal Lecter (series, Thomas Harris) 144.) Jonathan Hemlock (EIGER SANCTION, LOO SANCTION, Trevanian) 157.) Lou Ford (KILLER INSIDE ME, WILD TOWN, Jim Thompson) 171.) Matt Scudder (series, Lawrence Block) 199.) Nick and Nora Charles (THE THIN MAN, Dashiell Hammett) 200.) Nick Corey (POP 1280, Jim Thompson) 212.) Philip Marlowe (series, Raymond Chandler) 214.) Phylis Nirdlinger (DOUBLE INDEMNITY, James M. Cain) 227.) Richard Bone (CUTTER AND BONE, Newton Thorburg) 235.) Sam Spade (THE MALTESE FALCON, Dashiell Hammett) 260.) Tom Riple (series, Patricia Highsmith) 262.) Travis McGee (series, John D, MacDonald)

Thanks for adding these to the tally.

Mark Miano

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