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The Dashiell Hammett Tour: Thirtieth Anniversary Guidebook (Ace Performer Collection)

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Expanded and revised, this 30th-anniversary edition guides readers over the fog-shrouded hills stalked by Sam Spade, the Continental Op, and other legendary characters created by San Franciscos most famous mystery writer, Dashiell Hammett. Detailing locations of interest, including all of Hammetts known residences and the majority of settings from The Maltese Falcon, this guidebook contains maps, self-guided tours, and photographs of Hammett-related locations from both then and now. A new preface by Jo Hammett, the detective writers daughter and Edgar Award–nominated writer, is also included.

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Investigate the fog-shrouded hills stalked by Sam Spade, the Continental Op, and other legendary characters created by San Francisco's most famous mystery writer, Dashiell Hammett. Maps, self-guided tours, and photographs lead the way to Hammett-related locations from both then and now.

About the Author

Don Herron is the author of The Dark Barbarian, The Literary World of San Francisco, and Willeford. He has led the Dashiell Hammett Tour in San Francisco since 1977. He lives in San Francisco. Jo Hammett is the author of the Edgar award–nominated biography Dashiell Hammett: A Daughter Remembers. She served as the editorial advisor for Selected Letters of Dashiell Hammett. She lives in Los Angeles. Charles Willeford was the author of 16 novels, including the bestselling Hoke Moseley series. He was literary critic for the Miami Herald and taught at the University of Miami.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780982565087
Author:
Herron, Don
Publisher:
Vince Emery Productions
Preface by:
Hammett, Jo
Preface:
Hammett, Jo
Introduction by:
Willeford, Charles
Introduction:
Willeford, Charles
Author:
Willeford, Charles
Author:
Hammett, Jo
Subject:
United States - West - Pacific (General)
Subject:
Mystery & Detective Fiction
Subject:
United States / West / Pacific (AK, CA, HI, NV, OR, WA)
Subject:
Americana-San Francisco
Edition Description:
Fourth Edition, Fourth edition
Series:
The Ace Performer Collection series
Publication Date:
20101231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.50 x 4.50 in

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"Synopsis" by , Investigate the fog-shrouded hills stalked by Sam Spade, the Continental Op, and other legendary characters created by San Francisco's most famous mystery writer, Dashiell Hammett. Maps, self-guided tours, and photographs lead the way to Hammett-related locations from both then and now.
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