The Maltese Falcon (KnowledgeNotes Student Guides)

The Maltese Falcon (KnowledgeNotes Student Guides)

by Dashiell Hammett
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781124000053
Publisher:
ProQuest LLC
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Series:
KnowledgeNotes Student Guides
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
35 KB

Meet the Author

One of the masters of crime fiction and a former operative for the Pinkerton Detective Agency, Dashiell Hammett (1894-1961) first introduced his iconic private eye, Sam Spade, in 1930 in his famous novel The Maltese Falcon. He followed that novel with The Thin Man in 1932 which introduced the incomparable and charming sleuths Nick and Nora Charles. He was also the author of Red Harvest, The Dain Curse, and The Glass Key, as well the Collected Case Files of the Continental Op, most of which were published in Black Mask magazine.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
May 27, 1894
Date of Death:
January 10, 1961
Place of Birth:
St. Mary, Maryland
Place of Death:
New York
Education:
Baltimore Polytechnic Institute

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