The Resource The hunter : and other stories, Dashiell Hammett, (electronic resource)

The hunter : and other stories, Dashiell Hammett, (electronic resource)

Label
The hunter : and other stories
Title
The hunter
Title remainder
and other stories
Statement of responsibility
Dashiell Hammett
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Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Dashiell Hammett is best known as both pioneer and master of American hard-boiled detective fiction, but these dozen and a half stories both affirm that reputation and present him in a different light. Along with the full-length screen treatments On the Make (which became the movie Mr. Dynamite, 1935) and The Kiss-Off (the basis for City Streets, starring Sylvia Sydney and Gary Cooper, 1931), this collection includes never before and rarely published stories that explore failed romance, courage in the face of uncertainty, hypocrisy, and crass opportunism. Collected and edited by Hammett's granddaughter, Julie Rivett, and noted Hammett scholar and biographer Richard Layman, The Hunter and Other Stories is a trove of priceless literary gems from an American master storyteller. Donna Postel reads the introduction, commentaries, and afterword; Ray Chase reads the sections Crime and Screen Stories and the appendix; Brian Holsopple reads the section Men; and Stephen Bowlby reads the section Men and Women
Summary
An anthology of eighteen short stories includes a number of previously unpublished pieces as well as early screen treatments for "On the Make" and "The Kiss-Off".
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Audio
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technical information on music
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10275197
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1894-1961
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hammett, Dashiell
Dewey number
813.52
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Stephen Bowlby, Ray Chase, Brian Holsopple and Donna Postel
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1947-
  • 1894-1961
  • 1894-1961
  • 1894-1961
  • 1894-1961
  • 1894-1961
  • 1894-1961
  • 1894-1961
  • 1894-1961
  • 1894-1961
  • 1894-1961
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bowlby, Stephen
  • Chase, Ray
  • Holsopple, Brian
  • Postel, Donna
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Short stories, American
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
The hunter : and other stories, Dashiell Hammett, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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digital storage
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unknown
Control code
MWT11419155
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  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (600 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781611749137
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11419155
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
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digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
The hunter : and other stories, Dashiell Hammett, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11419155
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (600 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781611749137
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11419155
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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