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The Lost Detective

Becoming Dashiell Hammett

The Lost Detective( )
Author: Ward, Nathan
ISBN:978-1-63286-277-8
Publication Date:Sep 2015
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $18.20
Book Description:

A 2016 Edgar Award NomineeBefore he became a household name in America as perhaps our greatest hard-boiled crime writer, before his attachment to Lillian Hellman and blacklisting during the McCarthy era, and his subsequent downward spiral, Dashiell Hammett led a life of action. 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 in 1915 and, with time off in 1918 to...
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