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The big sleep

Author: Raymond Chandler; Elliott Gould
Publisher: [Beverly Hills, Calif.] : Phoenix Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Raymond Chandler's first novel, published in 1939, introduces the now-immortal Philip Marlowe, archetypal hard boiled detective and weary knight of the seamy side of the City of Angels in the 1930s. Already with cynicism, Marlowe takes on an assignment from the Sternwood family: the child-woman Carmen, the sultry Frances, and the ancient General too far past his prime to cope with his daughter's brand of trouble.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Audiobooks
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)70114805
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Chandler; Elliott Gould
OCLC Number: 123129576
Notes: Downloadable audio file; available in WMA or MP3 format.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 6:10:58.
Performer(s): Read by Elliott Gould.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 88878 KB; MP3 file size: 174211 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: Raymond Chandler.

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Raymond Chandler's first novel, published in 1939, introduces the now-immortal Philip Marlowe, archetypal hard boiled detective and weary knight of the seamy side of the City of Angels in the 1930s. Already with cynicism, Marlowe takes on an assignment from the Sternwood family: the child-woman Carmen, the sultry Frances, and the ancient General too far past his prime to cope with his daughter's brand of trouble. Stepping in to deal with a case of blackmail, Marlowe follows a trail that leads him into a landscape littered with murder and deception.

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