The Maltese Falcon (KnowledgeNotes Student Guides)

The Maltese Falcon (KnowledgeNotes Student Guides)

by Dashiell Hammett

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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

About 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.

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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