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Nightmare town : stories

Author: Dashiell Hammett; Kirby McCauley; Martin Harry Greenberg; Edward Gorman
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Twenty stories by a crime writer. They range from The Assistant Murderer, on a detective famous for his ugliness, to Ruffian's Wife, in which a wife discovers her husband's true nature. By the author of The Maltese Falcon.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dashiell Hammett; Kirby McCauley; Martin Harry Greenberg; Edward Gorman
ISBN: 0375401113 9780375401114
OCLC Number: 39961650
Description: xvii, 396 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Nightmare town --
House dick --
Ruffian's wife --
The man who killed Dan Odams --
Night shots --
Zigzags of treachery --
The assistant murderer --
His brother's keeper --
Two sharp knives --
Death on pine street --
The second-story angel --
Afraid of a gun --
Tom, Dick or Harry --
One hour --
Who killed bob Teal? --
A man called Spade --
Too many have lived --
They can only hang you once --
A man named Thin --
The first thin man.
Responsibility: by Dashiell Hammett ; edited by Kirby McCauley, Martin H. Greenberg, and Ed Gorman.

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Twenty stories by a crime writer. They range from The Assistant Murderer, on a detective famous for his ugliness, to Ruffian's Wife, in which a wife discovers her husband's true nature. By the author of The Maltese Falcon.

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