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The big knockover : selected stories and short novels of Dashiell Hammett

Author: Dashiell Hammett; Lillian Hellman
Publisher: New York : Random House, [1966]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Short fictional works by the modern American writer explore the world of crime and violence, mysterious women, and hard-hitting private detectives.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961.
Big knockover.
New York, Random House [1966]
(OCoLC)647006912
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dashiell Hammett; Lillian Hellman
OCLC Number: 284824
Notes: "First printing"--Title page verso.
Published June 1, 1966; see Layman.
Description: xxi, 355 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction / by Lillian Hellman --
The gutting of Couffignal --
Fly paper --
The scorched face --
This king business --
The Gatewood caper --
Dead yellow women --
Corkscrew --
Tulip --
The big knockover --
$106,000 blood money.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Lillian Hellman.

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Short fictional works by the modern American writer explore the world of crime and violence, mysterious women, and hard-hitting private detectives.

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