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Raymond Chandler Speaking

Raymond Chandler Speaking( )
Author: Chandler, Raymond
Editor: Gardiner, Dorothy
Walker, Katherine Sorley
Introduction by: Skenazy, Paul
ISBN:978-0-520-20835-3
Publication Date:Apr 1997
Publisher:University of California Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

Tough-minded and typically idiosyncratic, here is Chandler on Chandler, the mystery novel, writing, Hollywood, TV, publishing, cats, and famous crimes. This skillfully edited selection of letters, articles, and notes also includes the short story "A Couple of Writers" and the first chapters of Chandler's last Philip Marlowe novel, The Poodle Springs Story, left unfinished at his death. Paul Skenazy has provided a new introduction for this edition as well as a new selected...
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Book Details
Pages:275
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Mystery & Detective
Language Arts & Disciplines / Writing / Fiction Writing
Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 x 0.8 Inches
Book Weight:0.7 Pounds
Author Biography
Chandler, Raymond (Author)
Raymond Chandler was born in Chicago, Illinois on July 23, 1888. Before becoming a professional writer in 1933, he worked as a reporter, an accountant, bookkeeper, and auditor. He wrote several novels featuring private detective Philip Marlowe including The Big Sleep, The High Window, The Lady in the Lake, The Little Sister, and The Long Goodbye. In addition to novels and short stories, he wrote screenplays. He won two academy awards, for Double Indemnity (1944) and The Blue Dahlia (1946). He died on March 26, 1959.

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