The Big Knockover: Selected Stories and Short Novels Dashiell Hammett

The Big Knockover: Selected Stories and Short Novels

Author: Dashiell Hammett
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Book Title
The Big Knockover: Selected Stories and Short Novels
Author
Dashiell Hammett
ISBN
9780679722595
Short, thick-bodied, mulishly stubborn, and indifferent to physical pain, Dashiell Hammett's Continental Op was the prototype for generations of tough-guy detectives. He is also the hero of most of the nine stories in this volume. The Op's one enthusiasm is doing his job, and in The Big Knockover the jobs entail taking on a gang of modern-day freebooters, a vice-ridden hell's acre in the Arizona desert, and the bank job to end all bank jobs, along with such assorted grifters as Babe McCloor, Bluepoint Vance, Alphabet Shorty McCoy, and the Dis-and-Dat Kid.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Dashiell HammettPublisher: Vintage Crime/Black LizardPublished: 07/17/1989ISBN: 9780679722595Pages: 480Weight: 0.97lbsSize: 7.90h x 5.10w x 1.00d
Short, thick-bodied, mulishly stubborn, and indifferent to physical pain, Dashiell Hammett's Continental Op was the prototype for generations of tough-guy detectives. He is also the hero of most of the nine stories in this volume. The Op's one enthusiasm is doing his job, and in The Big Knockover the jobs entail taking on a gang of modern-day freebooters, a vice-ridden hell's acre in the Arizona desert, and the bank job to end all bank jobs, along with such assorted grifters as Babe McCloor, Bluepoint Vance, Alphabet Shorty McCoy, and the Dis-and-Dat Kid.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Dashiell Hammett
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Published: 07/17/1989
ISBN: 9780679722595
Pages: 480
Weight: 0.97lbs
Size: 7.90h x 5.10w x 1.00d
Short, thick-bodied, mulishly stubborn, and indifferent to physical pain, Dashiell Hammett's Continental Op was the prototype for generations of tough-guy detectives. He is also the hero of most of the nine stories in this volume. The Op's one enthusiasm is doing his job, and in The Big Knockover the jobs entail taking on a gang of modern-day freebooters, a vice-ridden hell's acre in the Arizona desert, and the bank job to end all bank jobs, along with such assorted grifters as Babe McCloor, Bluepoint Vance, Alphabet Shorty McCoy, and the Dis-and-Dat Kid.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Dashiell Hammett
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Published: 07/17/1989
ISBN: 9780679722595
Pages: 480
Weight: 0.97lbs
Size: 7.90h x 5.10w x 1.00d