From Ameche to Zozzled Author : Joe Tradii Publisher : Total Pages : 117 Release : 2018-11-23 ISBN 10 : 1983347450 ISBN 13 : 9781983347450 Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL GET BOOK From Ameche to Zozzled Book Description: Do you know a blind pig from a butter and egg man? Do you get a kick out of the lingo in old gangster films, or ever wish you knew a cool noir name for something? Or maybe you just have a love for colorful language. In "From Ameche to Zozzled", you'll find a collection of over 1,000 words from the glory days of hard-boiled cops and criminals. Each word or expression also comes with a usage example, because you don't want to look like a jamoke the next time you sit down at the old word mill. There's also a thesaurus to help you quickly find the old-school word with just the right flavor. But that's not all. Aficionados of the hard-boiled genre will also appreciate: * A dossier on the top 12 gumshoes, hard-boiled novels, and ink-slingers of the genre. * Interesting tidbits on some famous femme fatales. * Music and movie suggestions for when you're just in that kind of mood. Go ahead and get your inner gumshoe on. With loads of fun words and expressions along with some inside dope on the head honchos of the time, this handy guide will help you make sure everything's Jake!