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The Resource The big book of the Continental Op, Dashiell Hammett ; edited by Richard Layman and Julie M. Rivett

The big book of the Continental Op, Dashiell Hammett ; edited by Richard Layman and Julie M. Rivett

Label
The big book of the Continental Op
Title
The big book of the Continental Op
Statement of responsibility
Dashiell Hammett ; edited by Richard Layman and Julie M. Rivett
Title variation
Continental Op
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collects all twenty-eight stories and two serialized novels starring Continental Op, the hardworking private eye with an unyielding personal code
Member of
Summary
Collects all twenty-eight stories and two serialized novels starring Continental Op, the hardworking private eye with an unyielding personal code
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10597601
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1894-1961
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hammett, Dashiell
Dewey number
813/.52
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1947-
  • 1894-1961
  • 1894-1961
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Layman, Richard
  • Rivett, Julie M.
  • Hammett, Dashiell
  • Hammett, Dashiell
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
A Vintage crime/Black Lizard original
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Continental Op (Fictitious character)
  • Private investigators
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The big book of the Continental Op, Dashiell Hammett ; edited by Richard Layman and Julie M. Rivett
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Twenty-eight stand-alone stories, two serialized novels, and the only known unfinished Continental Op tale
  • Two columns to the page
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Bodies piled up
  • The tenth clew
  • Night shots
  • Zigzags of treachery
  • One hour
  • section two: the Cody years, 1924-1926.
  • Introduction: the Cody years, 1924-1926
  • The house in Turk Street
  • The girl with the silver eyes
  • Women, politics & murder
  • Foreword:
  • The golden horseshoe
  • Who killed Bob Teal?
  • Mike or Alec or Rufus
  • The Whosis Kid
  • The scorched face
  • Corkscrew
  • Dead yellow women
  • The gutting of Couffignal
  • Creeping Siamese
  • section three: the Shaw years.
  • Through mud and blood and death and deceit
  • Introduction: the Shaw years, 1926-1930
  • The big knock-over
  • $106,000 blood money
  • The main death
  • This king business
  • Fly paper
  • The farewell murder
  • Death and company
  • Bonus: the unfinished Op.
  • Commentary
  • section one: the Sutton years.
  • Three dimes
  • section four: the Continental Op novels.
  • Introduction: The cleansing of Poisonville
  • The cleansing of Poisonville
  • Crime wanted--male or female
  • Dynamite
  • The 19th murder ;
  • Introduction: The Dain curse
  • Black lives
  • The hollow temple
  • Introduction: the Sutton years, 1923-1924
  • Black honeymoon
  • Black riddle
  • Arson plus
  • Crooked souls
  • Slippery fingers
  • It
Control code
ocn975084008
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 733 pages
Isbn
9780525432951
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)975084008
Label
The big book of the Continental Op, Dashiell Hammett ; edited by Richard Layman and Julie M. Rivett
Publication
Note
  • Twenty-eight stand-alone stories, two serialized novels, and the only known unfinished Continental Op tale
  • Two columns to the page
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Bodies piled up
  • The tenth clew
  • Night shots
  • Zigzags of treachery
  • One hour
  • section two: the Cody years, 1924-1926.
  • Introduction: the Cody years, 1924-1926
  • The house in Turk Street
  • The girl with the silver eyes
  • Women, politics & murder
  • Foreword:
  • The golden horseshoe
  • Who killed Bob Teal?
  • Mike or Alec or Rufus
  • The Whosis Kid
  • The scorched face
  • Corkscrew
  • Dead yellow women
  • The gutting of Couffignal
  • Creeping Siamese
  • section three: the Shaw years.
  • Through mud and blood and death and deceit
  • Introduction: the Shaw years, 1926-1930
  • The big knock-over
  • $106,000 blood money
  • The main death
  • This king business
  • Fly paper
  • The farewell murder
  • Death and company
  • Bonus: the unfinished Op.
  • Commentary
  • section one: the Sutton years.
  • Three dimes
  • section four: the Continental Op novels.
  • Introduction: The cleansing of Poisonville
  • The cleansing of Poisonville
  • Crime wanted--male or female
  • Dynamite
  • The 19th murder ;
  • Introduction: The Dain curse
  • Black lives
  • The hollow temple
  • Introduction: the Sutton years, 1923-1924
  • Black honeymoon
  • Black riddle
  • Arson plus
  • Crooked souls
  • Slippery fingers
  • It
Control code
ocn975084008
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 733 pages
Isbn
9780525432951
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)975084008

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