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Dashiell Hammett"s The Maltese falcon

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Published by Gale in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961.,
  • Detective and mystery stories, American -- History and criticism.,
  • Spade, Sam (Fictitious character)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Richard Layman with the assistance of George Parker Anderson.
    SeriesDictionary of literary biography ;, v. 280
    ContributionsLayman, Richard, 1947-, Anderson, George Parker, 1957-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3515.A4347 M33 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 429 p. :
    Number of Pages429
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3676093M
    ISBN 100787660248
    LC Control Number2003013225


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