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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Discovering the Maltese falcon and Sam Spade.
San Francisco, Calif. : Vince Emery, 2005
|Named Person:||Dashiell Hammett; Dashiell Hammett|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Description:||xiv, 359 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.|
|Contents:||Hammett's detective days --
The pulps and the making of the novel --
Magazine and book publication --
Movies, stage, and radio : Hammett's novel in popular culture.
|Series Title:||Ace performer collection, v. 2.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Richard Layman.|
"Dashiell Hammett is as American as a sawed-off shotgun ... he is so hard-boiled you could roll him on the White House lawn." --Dorothy Parker, The New Yorker "A treasure beyond price for fans of
- Hammett, Dashiell, -- 1894-1961. -- Maltese falcon.
- Hammett, Dashiell, -- 1894-1961 -- Criticism and interpretation.
- Maltese falcon (Motion picture : 1931)
- Maltese falcon (Motion picture : 1941)
- Spade, Sam (Fictitious character)
- Detective and mystery stories, American -- History and criticism.