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tough and callous by virtue of experience

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used of persons

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(eggs) cooked until the yolk is solid

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African-American authors, of course, are free to intervene in any discursive landscape, but Mosley's entry into hardboiled detective fiction, a (white-male) genre rather inimical to a progressive struggle for racial equality, justice, and freedom, carries with it a heavy price; and Mosley cannot fully disentangle himself from the reactionary politics that are embedded in the genre.
A Heap of Broken Images: Hardboiled Detective Fiction and the Discourse(s) of Modernity.
detective novels seem to rewrite the hardboiled tradition, especially the novels of Raymond Chandler.
The American version of this narrative - the traditional (white male) American hardboiled detective story - would seem, at first glance, to embody a more working-class politics; but as John M.
Each package features peeled, ready-to-enjoy hardboiled eggs in a vacuum pack along with packets of salt and pepper.
Representing another eggstreme makeover of traditional eggs from Eggology, the new Hardboiled Eggs product line has a suggested retail price ranging from $.
While our focus as a company will always be on egg whites, consumers have been asking us for years to create an all-natural hardboiled egg line, and we thought the time was perfect to introduce it to the marketplace," says Brad Halpern, Founder and CEO of Eggology.
Many people find the sulfuric smell and crumbly texture of ordinary hardboiled egg yolks off-putting, but MixedEggs eliminate both issues, enabling users to slice the golden-colored super food for use on a sandwich, as a topping for leafy greens or in potato salad.
Women sometimes get overlooked when it comes to hardboiled noir fiction, but Dorothy B.
Though you wouldn't necessarily notice it at first glance, Easter's Christian significance is symbolized in the food brought to church for the blessing: Colored hardboiled eggs symbolize new life, for example; and a sugar or butter lamb represents Christ, the Lamb of God.
Clearly, much of the European interest in the hardboiled form is related to the interest in film noir.
One of the most interesting recent metafictional uses of the subgenre is in Hardboiled Wonderland and the End of the World (1993), by Haruki Murakami, who writes in Japanese but teaches at Princeton.
Showing up halfway through the film, she plays Rita Pompano, a hardboiled detective investigating the murder of a prominent Los Angeles PR honcho (believe it or not, Don Johnson) and tracking an array of sexy, sinister suspects.
With even more groundbreaking gameplay features, a gripping new hardboiled story and high cinematic production values, `Dead to Rights II: Hell to Pay' redefines the highly successful Action-Noir genre established by the original.
However, as large free-range eggs normally cost 25p each in supermarkets, the 50p-a-time hardboiled price means shoppers will be paying twice as much for the luxury of having their eggs pre-cooked.