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The big book of the Continental Op

Author: Dashiell Hammett; Richard Layman; Julie M Rivett
Publisher: New York : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2017.
Series: Vintage crime/Black Lizard original.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collects all twenty-eight stories and two serialized novels starring Continental Op, the hardworking private eye with an unyielding personal code.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Mystery fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery and detective fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dashiell Hammett; Richard Layman; Julie M Rivett
ISBN: 9780525432951 0525432957
OCLC Number: 975084008
Notes: Twenty-eight stand-alone stories, two serialized novels, and the only known unfinished Continental Op tale.
Two columns to the page.
Description: xiv, 733 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword: Through mud and blood and death and deceit --
section one: the Sutton years. Introduction: the Sutton years, 1923-1924 ; Arson plus ; Crooked souls ; Slippery fingers ; It ; Bodies piled up ; The tenth clew ; Night shots ; Zigzags of treachery ; One hour --
section two: the Cody years, 1924-1926. Introduction: the Cody years, 1924-1926 ; The house in Turk Street ; The girl with the silver eyes ; Women, politics & murder ; The golden horseshoe ; Who killed Bob Teal? ; Mike or Alec or Rufus ; The Whosis Kid ; The scorched face ; Corkscrew ; Dead yellow women ; The gutting of Couffignal ; Creeping Siamese --
section three: the Shaw years. Introduction: the Shaw years, 1926-1930 ; The big knock-over ; $106,000 blood money ; The main death ; This king business ; Fly paper ; The farewell murder ; Death and company --
Bonus: the unfinished Op. Commentary ; Three dimes --
section four: the Continental Op novels. Introduction: The cleansing of Poisonville ; The cleansing of Poisonville ; Crime wanted --
male or female ; Dynamite ; The 19th murder ; Introduction: The Dain curse ; Black lives ; The hollow temple ; Black honeymoon ; Black riddle.
Series Title: Vintage crime/Black Lizard original.
Other Titles: Works.
Continental Op
Responsibility: Dashiell Hammett ; edited by Richard Layman and Julie M. Rivett.

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Collects all twenty-eight stories and two serialized novels starring Continental Op, the hardworking private eye with an unyielding personal code.

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