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The hunter and other stories

Author: Dashiell Hammett; Richard Layman; Julie M Rivett
Publisher: New York, NY : The Mysterious Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An anthology of eighteen short stories includes a number of previously unpublished pieces as well as early screen treatments for "On the Make" and "The Kiss-Off."
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dashiell Hammett; Richard Layman; Julie M Rivett
ISBN: 9780802121585 0802121586 9780802121592 0802121594
OCLC Number: 837956363
Description: vi, 291 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Crime --
The hunter --
The sign of the potent pills --
The diamond wager --
Action and the Quiz Kid --
Men --
Fragments of justice --
A throne for the worm --
Magic --
Faith --
An inch and a half of glory --
Nelson Redline --
Monk and Johnny Fox --
The cure --
Men and women --
Seven pages --
The breech-born --
The lovely strangers --
Week-end --
On the way --
Screen stories --
The kiss-off --
Devil's playground --
On the make.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Dashiell Hammett ; edited by Richard Layman and Julie M. Rivett.

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An anthology of eighteen short stories includes a number of previously unpublished pieces as well as early screen treatments for "On the Make" and "The Kiss-Off."

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PRAISE FOR "THE HUNTER AND OTHER STORIES" "For aficionados of the genre, the unearthing of new Hammett stories is akin to Christians discovering an epilogue to the New Testament. . . . These stories Read more...

 
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