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Notebooks of Raymond Chandler

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ISBN-10: 0061227447

ISBN-13: 9780061227448

Edition: N/A

Authors: Raymond Chandler, Frank MacShane, Edward Gorey

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During a period of twenty years that stretched from his beginnings as a pulp writer for The Black Mask, through his writing of the novels The Big Sleep and Farewell, My Lovely, to the Hollywood years of the 1940s, Raymond Chandler kept a series of private notebooks. Filled with both public and private writings, these pages give us an intimate view of the writer at work and contain early ideas, descriptions, and anecdotes later used in such classics as The Long Goodbye and The Blue Dahlia. Read Chandler on such classic "Marlowesque" topics as pickpocket lingo, San Quentin jailhouse slang, a "Note on the Tommygun," and "Craps," as well as surprising, lesserknown essays on Hollywood, the…    
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/20/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 8.82" wide x 6.06" long x 0.31" tall
Weight: 0.352
Language: English