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Long Embrace Raymond Chandler and the Woman He Loved

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ISBN-10: 1400095174

ISBN-13: 9781400095179

Edition: N/A

Authors: Judith Freeman

List price: $16.95
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Raymond Chandlerwas one of the most original and enduring crime novelists of the twentieth century. Yet much of his pre-writing life, including his unconventional marriage, has remained shrouded in mystery. In this compelling, wholly original book, Judith Freeman sets out to solve the puzzle of who Chandler was and how he became the writer who would create in Philip Marlowe an icon of American culture. Freeman uncovers vestiges of the Los Angeles that was terrain and inspiration for Chandler’s imagination, including the nearly two dozen apartments and houses the Chandlers moved into and out of over the course of two decades. She also uncovers the life of Cissy Pascal, the older,…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/11/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.20" wide x 8.00" long x 0.81" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Judith Freeman is the author of these previous novels: "The Chincilla Farm", "Set for Life" & "A Desert of Pure Feeling". She lives in California with her husband, the photographer Anthony Hernandez.