The Big Hello and the Long Goodbye publication date: April, 2007 (Hilliard & Harris)
Selected for inclusion in "Golden Gate Mysteries," an annotated bibliography of San Francisco Bay Area Crime Fiction, Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
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A Short Story by Peter Gessner
Synopsis: This story, based on a real case from the beginning of my career as a defense investigator, centers on the plight of a small time drug dealer who may or may not have committed a homicide on the gritty streets of Oakland, California.
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Wednesday, April 17, 2008 Guest blog, "The Graveyard Shift"
www.leelofland.com/wordpress Topic: Private Detectives, Real and Imaginary
Wednesday, April 30, 2008 6:30 PM Guest speaker, Mystery Books and Writers Night, University Club, San Francisco
Tuesday, May 13, 2008 7:30 PM Reading, Castro Valley Library
Tuesday, August 26, 2008 6:30 PM Panelist, West Portal Library, San Francisco
Thursdays, April 2 to May 7, 2009 3:00-5:00 PM Co-teacher (with Sandra Sutherland) "The Political Thriller from WWII to Iraq," Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UC Berkeley. See http://olli.berkeley.edu/programs or call (510) 642-2202 for details
Saturday, August 22, 2009 3:15 PM Reading, Peninsula Festival, San Mateo County Fair, San Mateo
Tuesdays, October 26 to December 7th, 2010 2:00-4:00 PM film class, "The Political Thriller from WWII to Iraq," update of earlier class (see above), SF State University. See http://www.creativearts.sfsu.edu/olli/courses/20104/2109-evolution-political-thriller-world-war-ii-iraq or call (415) 817-4243 for details
Mondays, June 27 to August 8, 2011 1:00-3:30 PM film class, "Dark Shadows: the Syntax of Film Noir" Downtown campus SF State University. See http://creativearts.sfsu.edu/olli/courses/20113/2908-dark-shadows-syntax-film-noir,
Tuesdays, March 1 to March 22, 2016 6:30-9:00 PM film series, "Film Noir: Crime and Punishment" SF Bernal Library. See http://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=1022805701