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Dashiell Hammett, a descriptive bibliography

by Richard Layman

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Published by University of Pittsburgh Press in Pittsburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961 -- Bibliography.,
  • Detective and mystery stories, American -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementRichard Layman.
    SeriesPittsburgh series in bibliography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ8385 .L39 1979, PS3515.A4347 .L39 1979
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 185 p. ;
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4741754M
    ISBN 100822933942
    LC Control Number78053600

    "Homage to Dashiell Hammett" , Mystery Writers' Annual) "A Death Road for the Condor" (April 6, , Sports Illustrated) "The Writer as Detective Hero" (January , Show) "Cain X 3" (March 2, , New York Times Book Review) "Life with the Blob" (Ap , Sports Illustrated). Richard Layman, the editor of Discovering The Maltese Falcon and Sam Spade, has written six books on Dashiell Hammett, including Literary Masterpieces: The Maltese Falcon, Dashiell Hammett: A Descriptive Bibliography, and Shadow Man: The Life of Dashiell was nominated for an Edgar Award by the Mystery Writers of America for editing Selected Letters of Dashiell Hammett, .

    In Layman's Dashiell Hammett, A Descriptive Bibliography, he states on page 38 that he has "not seen" the dust jacket for this title. Seller Inventory # More information about this . Dashiell Hammett. COMMENTARY | BIBLIOGRAPHY. First appearance of works in book form. Red Harvest Novel. The Dain Curse Novel. The Maltese Falcon Novel. The Glass Key Novel. The Thin Man Novel. A Man Called Spade and Other Stories Five stories, ed. Ellery Queen.

    Richard Layman’s most popular book is Shadow Man: The Life of Dashiell Hammett. Richard Layman has books on Goodreads with ratings. Richard Layman’s most popular book is Shadow Man: The Life of Dashiell Hammett. Dashiell Hammett: A Descriptive Bibliography by. Richard Layman. avg rating — 0 ratings — published Dashiell Hammett: A Casebook, William F. Nolan, John Huston's The Maltese Falcon, Richard J. Arnobile, Dashiell Hammett: A Descriptive Bibliography, Richard Layman, Beams Falling: The Art of Dashiell Hammett, Peter Wolfe,


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Dashiell Hammett, a descriptive bibliography by Richard Layman Download PDF EPUB FB2

This bibliography provides a foundation for any serious research into the writings and life of Dashiell Hammett, and for any serious collector of Hammett's works.

This is the only detailed bibliography of Hammett's writings: books, magazine appearances, movies, radio, etc/5(4). Genre/Form: Bibliography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Layman, Richard, Dashiell Hammett, a descriptive bibliography.

Pittsburgh: University of. Dashiell Hammett had a very eventful life. Born in in Maryland, USA, he spent most of his childhood in Baltimore and Philadelphia.

After dropping out of school at the age of 13, he eventually landed a job in the Pinkerton National Detective Agency where he worked for 7 years. Dashiell Hammett: A Descriptive Bibliography (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, ) Layman, Richard.

Shadow Man: The Life of Dashiell Hammett (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ) Layman, Richard, with Julie M. Rivett. Selected Letters of Dashiell Hammett, (Counterpoint, ).

Luhr, William. An elegant figure with a real Dashiell Hammett as a private eye, Hammett pioneered hard-boiled fiction with his plain-spoken dialogue and classic characters such as Sam Spade, Nick Charles, and the Continental Op.

Opening the door for a slew of imitators, Hammett left an indelible mark with a. Early Years. Dashiell Hammett was born in St.

Mary's County, Maryland, onand went on to drop out of school around age Growing up. Dashiell Hammett () was an American author of hardboiled crime fiction.

He is best known for creating the characters Sam Spade, Nick & Nora Charles and the Continental Op. Before becoming an author, Hammett was a Pinkerton agent, which he drew upon as an author.

Richard Layman is the author of several books on Dashiell Hammett, including "American Masterpieces: "The Maltese Falcon, "Dashiell Hammett: A Descriptive Bibliography," and "Shadow Man: The Life of Dashiell Hammett." He has been nominated for an Edgar Award by the Mystery Writers of America for editing S"elected Letters of Dashiell Hammett.

Richard Layman's Dashiell Hammett, a Descriptive Bibliography (Pittsburgh Series in Bibliography) and Matthew Bruccoli's Raymond Chandler: A Descriptive Bibliography (Pittsburgh Series in Bibliography) include much more detailed information on the first printings of Hammett's and Chandler's works, but nothing about subsequent paperback s: 1.

Detective-story master Dashiell Hammett gives us yet another unforgettable read in Red Harvest: When the last honest citizen of Poisonville was murdered, the Continental Op stayed on to punish the guilty--even if that meant taking on an entire town. Red Harvest is more than a superb crime novel: it is a classic exploration of corruption and violence in the American grain/5(37).

Dashiell Hammett, a Descriptive Bibliography by Layman, Richard. Oak Knoll Pr. Very Good with no dust jacket. Hardcover. Light shelfwear on covers and spine on boards; No Dust Jacket; tips of spine bumped.

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Gryphon Books. Biographia et iudicium. Beunat, Natalie. Dashiell Hammett: Parcours d'une oeuvre. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Pittsburgh Series in Bibliography: Dashiell Hammett: A Descriptive Bibliography by Richard Layman (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. DASHIELL HAMMETT (), is the unquestioned master of detective-story fiction in America, and is universally recognized as a literary pioneer of the highest distinction. Among his many works of noir fiction are Red Harvest (), The Dain C.

James Thurber - A Bibliography Bowden, Edwin T. Ohio State University Press First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket First Edition, clean book, in original unclipped jacket.

Blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Dashiell Hammett may be better known today as a character himself than as a creator of fictional private detectives.

He keeps popping up in books and movies as a boozing private eye in his own right, or as the mentor and lover of playwright Lillian Hellman, or as a Communist sympathizer who defied the.

Dashiell Hammett: A Descriptive Bibliography,Pittsburgh Series in Bibliography, University of Pittsburgh Press. Lovisi, Gary. Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler: A Checklist and Bibliography of Their Paperback Appearances,Gryphon Books.

Biography and criticism. Classifications Dewey Decimal Class / Library of Congress PSA M33 Richard Layman is the author of several books on Dashiell Hammett, including American Masterpieces: The Maltese Falcon, Dashiell Hammett: A Descriptive Bibliography, and Shadow Man: The Life of Dashiell Hammett.

He has been nominated for an Edgar Award by the Mystery Writers of America for editing Selected Letters of Dashiell Hammett, –He is also vice president of the publishing. This is a nice compact hardback edition of Dashiell Hammett's five novels, which he wrote between and A veteran of Pinkerton detective agency in several cities, Hammett turned his intimate familiarity with crooks, low-lives, and the seedier side of life into hard-boiled, hard-hitting detective stories.Get this from a library!

The Maltese falcon. [Dashiell Hammett; Vintage Books (Firm),] -- A murder involves Sam Spade in a dangerous search for a valuable statue.Layman, Dashiell Hammett: A Descriptive Bibliography, AA 3.a.

Mild wear to cloth edges, light foxing to end papers, a very good copy in an about very good dust jacket with edge wear, chips to spine ends with loss, chip along upper right rear edge.