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Crime Wave

Collected Nonfiction

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Crime Wave: Collected Nonfiction by Dashiell Hammett
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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 Hammett's 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 Hammett's career, the evolution of detective fiction, and American popular culture of the time.
Release date NZ
July 9th, 2006
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
illustrations
Imprint
Vince Emery Productions
Pages
100
ISBN-13
9780972589857
Product ID
2248067

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