Crime Wave: Collected Nonfiction Dashiell Hammett

ISBN: 9780972589857

Published: 2007

Hardcover

100 pages


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Crime Wave: Collected Nonfiction  by  Dashiell Hammett

Crime Wave: Collected Nonfiction by Dashiell Hammett
2007 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 100 pages | ISBN: 9780972589857 | 6.25 Mb

Though he is celebrated for his fiction, Dashiell Hammett was also an investigative journalist whose nonfiction is anthologized for the first time in this collection. All the pieces that ran in Hammetts syndicatednewspaper column The Crime WaveMoreThough he is celebrated for his fiction, Dashiell Hammett was also an investigative journalist whose nonfiction is anthologized for the first time in this collection.

All the pieces that ran in Hammetts syndicated newspaper column The Crime Wave are included, along with additional essays on writing well, politics, good and bad mysteries, effective advertising, and the World War II Battle of the Aleutians. Dozens of illustrations, advertisements, and photographs that have never before appeared in book form are included, along with an introduction for each selection and notes that provide insight into Hammetts career, the evolution of detective fiction, and American popular culture of the time.



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