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Trouble Is My Business (Vintage Crime)

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Publisher Comments:

In the four long stories in this collection, Marlowe is hired to protect a rich old guy from a gold digger, runs afoul of crooked politicos, gets a line on some stolen jewels with a reward attached, and stumbles across a murder victim who may have been an extortionist.

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About the Author

Raymond Chandler was born in 1888 and published his first story in 1933 in the pulp magazine Black Mask. By the time he published his first novel, The Big Sleep (1939), featuring, as did all his major works, the iconic private eye Philip Marlowe, it was clear that he had not only mastered a genre but had set a standard wo which others could only aspire. Chandler created a body of work that ranks with the best of twentieth-century literature. He died in 1959.

Table of Contents

Introduction vii
Trouble is My Business 3
Finger Man 61
Goldfish 117
Red Wind 162

Product Details

ISBN:
9780394757643
Author:
Chandler, Raymond
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery & detective
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Private investigators
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Hard-Boiled
Subject:
Los angeles
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories, American
Subject:
Marlowe, Philip
Subject:
Los Angeles (Calif.) Fiction.
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
mystery;fiction;short stories;crime;noir;crime fiction;detective;hardboiled;detective fiction;philip marlowe;los angeles;american literature;pulp;american;20th century;literature;classic;crime and mystery;raymond chandler;thriller;usa;stories;novel;pulp f
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage crime/Black Lizard
Series Volume:
0000
Publication Date:
19880831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.01x5.21x.59 in. .47 lbs.

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