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The Lost Detective

Becoming Dashiell Hammett

The Lost Detective( )
Author: Ward, Nathan
Publication Date:Nov 2020
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $24.99
Book Description:

Before he made his name as perhaps the greatest American hard-boiled crime writer, before his attachment to writer and activist Lillian Hellman, his blacklisting during the McCarthy era and subsequent downward spiral, Dashiell Hammett led a life fit for one of his stories. Born in 1894 into a poor Maryland family, Hammett left school at fourteen and held several jobs before joining the Pinkerton National Detective Agency as an operative from 1915 through 1922, witnessing both the drama...
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Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Literary Criticism / American / General
Literary Criticism / Mystery & Detective
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.995 x 20.955 cm
Book Weight:0.01 Kilograms

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