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The Maltese falcon ; The thin man ; Red harvest

Author: Dashiell Hammett
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, [2000]
Series: Everyman's library, 263; Everyman's library (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.), no. 263.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Three novels involving private detectives and shady characters tackle homicide, treachery, and corruption. In the Maltese falcon, after the death of his partner, San Francisco private eye, Sam Spade is dragged into a quest for a priceless statuette. In the Thin man, Nick Charles searches for a wealthy inventor who is the prime suspect in a New York City murder case. In the Red harvest, when Continental Op arrives  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dashiell Hammett
ISBN: 0375411259 9780375411250
OCLC Number: 45388598
Description: xliii, 644 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Maltese falcon --
The thin man --
Red harvest.
Series Title: Everyman's library, 263; Everyman's library (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.), no. 263.
Other Titles: Thin man.
Red harvest.
Novels.
Maltese falcon ; The thin man ; Red harvest
Responsibility: Dashiell Hammett ; with an introduction by Robert Polito.
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Three novels involving private detectives and shady characters tackle homicide, treachery, and corruption. In the Maltese falcon, after the death of his partner, San Francisco private eye, Sam Spade is dragged into a quest for a priceless statuette. In the Thin man, Nick Charles searches for a wealthy inventor who is the prime suspect in a New York City murder case. In the Red harvest, when Continental Op arrives in the western town of Personville and finds that his client has been murdered, he decides to investigate local gangland activities.

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