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Author: Dashiell Hammett
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1989, ©1931.
Series: Vintage crime
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Paul Madvig was a cheerfully corrupt ward-heeler who aspired to something better: the daughter of Senator Ralph Bancroft Henry, the heiress to a dynasty of political purebreds. Did he want her badly enough to commit murder? And if Madvig was innocent, which of his dozens of enemies was doing an awfully good job of framing him?
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dashiell Hammett
ISBN: 0679722629 9780679722625
OCLC Number: 19130782
Description: 214 p. ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Vintage crime
Responsibility: Dashiell Hammett.
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Paul Madvig was a cheerfully corrupt ward-heeler who aspired to something better: the daughter of Senator Ralph Bancroft Henry, the heiress to a dynasty of political purebreds. Did he want her badly enough to commit murder? And if Madvig was innocent, which of his dozens of enemies was doing an awfully good job of framing him?

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