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The Hammett hex, Victoria Abbott

Label
The Hammett hex
Title
The Hammett hex
Statement of responsibility
Victoria Abbott
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Jordan has been able to swing a romantic trip to San Francisco with Officer Tyler "Smiley" Dekker on one condition-she must return with a rare copy of Dashiell Hammett's Red Harvest for her irascible employer, Vera Van Alst. For his own part, Smiley is full of surprises. He's a Dashiell devotee himself-excited to be in the city of Hammett's hard-boiled heroes like Sam Spade and the Continental Op-and also announces he plans to visit his previously unmentioned estranged grandmother, who lives in an old Victorian on Telegraph Hill. But the trip goes downhill fast when Jordan is pushed from a cable car and barely escapes death. And when a dark sedan tries to run the couple down, it's clear someone's after them-but who' Just like in Hammett's world, nothing is quite what is seems..."--Page [4] of cover
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Summary
"Jordan has been able to swing a romantic trip to San Francisco with Officer Tyler “Smiley” Dekker on one condition—she must return with a rare copy of Dashiell Hammett’sRed Harvest for her irascible employer, Vera Van Alst. For his own part, Smiley is full of surprises. He’s a Dashiell devotee himself—excited to be in the city of Hammett’s hard-boiled heroes like Sam Spade and the Continental Op—and also announces he plans to visit his previously unmentioned estranged grandmother, who lives in an old Victorian on Telegraph Hill. But the trip goes downhill fast when Jordan is pushed from a cable car and barely escapes death. And when a dark sedan tries to run the couple down, it’s clear someone’s after them—but who? Just like in Hammett’s world, nothing is quite what is seems..."--Provided by the publisher
Storyline
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10523683
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Abbott, Victoria
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
A book collector mystery
Series volume
0005
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Book collectors
  • Murder
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Cozy
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
  • Book collectors
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Murder
Target audience
adult
Label
The Hammett hex, Victoria Abbott
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn935193121
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vi, 298 pages
Isbn
9780425280355
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)935193121
Label
The Hammett hex, Victoria Abbott
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn935193121
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vi, 298 pages
Isbn
9780425280355
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)935193121

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