Hammett Crime Stories and Other Writings

By Dashiell Hammett; Library of America (Firm); Steven Marcus (Selected by)
(Library of America, Hardcover, 9781931082006, 934pp.)

Publication Date: September 2001

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The Continental Op's greatest capers are newly restored in this edition of Dashiell Hammett's crime stories, just as they appeared in "Black Mask."

About the Author
DASHIELL HAMMETT was an American author of hard-boiled detective novels and short stories, screenplay writer, and political activist. He created enduring characters including Sam Spade ("The Maltese Falcon"), Nick and Nora Charles ("The Thin Man"), and the Continental Op ("Red Harvest" and "The Dain Curse"). He died in 1961 in New York City. As a veteran of two world wars, he is buried in Arlington Cemetery.

Marcus is a distinguished literary critic and cultural historian.
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