Nightmare town: stories

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Presents 20 short stories and novellas by Dashiell Hammett (1894-1961), author of /The Maltese Falcon and an array of well-crafted detective fiction that is commonly credited with having invented the "hard-boiled" school of literature. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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table_of_contents Nightmare town -- House dick -- Ruffian's wife -- The man who killed Dan Odams -- Night shots -- Zigzags of treachery -- The assistant murderer -- His brother's keeper -- Two sharp knives -- Death on Pine street -- The second-story angel -- Afraid of a gun -- Tom, Dick, or Harry -- One hour -- Who killed Bob Teal? -- A Man called Spade -- Too many have lived -- They can only hang you once -- A man named Thin -- The first tron man.
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