The Maltese falcon

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The questions, discussion topics, and author biography that follow are designed to enhance your reading of this outstanding selection from the 'hard-boiled' school of crime writing: The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett. We hope that it will provide you with new ways of looking at--and talking about--the nature of detective fiction, as well as give you insight into how the hard-boiled style of writing emerged in the genre; how the style was shaped by twentieth-century American culture and by the lives of the men who created it; and how this form of writing has subsequently affected the way we view ourselves as Americans.
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subject_facet Private investigators -- California -- San Francisco -- Fiction, Roman policier américain, San Francisco (Calif.) -- Fiction, Spade, Sam (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
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title The Maltese falcon
title_alt Dashiell Hammett's The Maltese falcon.
title_display The Maltese falcon
title_full The Maltese Falcon, The Maltese falcon / Dashiell Hammett, The Maltese falcon [electronic resource] / Dashiell Hammett, The Maltese falcon [electronic resource] / by Dashiell Hammett
title_short The Maltese falcon
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topic Classic Literature, Fiction, Mystery
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