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The Resource The annotated big sleep, Raymond Chandler ; annotated and edited, with an introduction, by Owen Hill, Pamela Jackson, and Anthony Rizzuto ; with a foreword by Jonathan Lethem

The annotated big sleep, Raymond Chandler ; annotated and edited, with an introduction, by Owen Hill, Pamela Jackson, and Anthony Rizzuto ; with a foreword by Jonathan Lethem

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The annotated big sleep
Title
The annotated big sleep
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Raymond Chandler ; annotated and edited, with an introduction, by Owen Hill, Pamela Jackson, and Anthony Rizzuto ; with a foreword by Jonathan Lethem
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eng
Summary
"The first fully annotated edition of Raymond Chandler's 1939 classic The Big Sleep features hundreds of illuminating notes and images alongside the full text of the novel and is an essential addition to any crime fiction fan's library. A masterpiece of noir, Raymond Chandler's The Big Sleep helped to define a genre. Today it remains one of the most celebrated and stylish novels of the twentieth century. This comprehensive, annotated edition offers a fascinating look behind the scenes of the novel, bringing the gritty and seductive world of Chandler's iconic private eye Philip Marlowe to life. The Annotated Big Sleep solidifies the novel's position as one of the great works of American fiction and will surprise and enthrall Chandler's biggest fans. Including: -Personal letters and source texts -The historical context of Chandler's Los Angeles, including maps and images -Film stills and art from the early pulps -An analysis of class, gender, sexuality, and ethnicity in the novel"--
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1888-1959
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Chandler, Raymond
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illustrations
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Hill, Owen
  • Jackson, Pamela
  • Rizzuto, Anthony
  • Lethem, Jonathan
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  • Marlowe, Philip
  • Private investigators
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The annotated big sleep, Raymond Chandler ; annotated and edited, with an introduction, by Owen Hill, Pamela Jackson, and Anthony Rizzuto ; with a foreword by Jonathan Lethem
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"Copyright (c) 1939 by Raymond Chandler, renewed 1966 by Mrs. Helga Greene" -- ECIP galley
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxxiii, 474 pages
Isbn
9780804168885
Lccn
2018019733
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
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  • (OCoLC)1035784042
  • (OCoLC)on1035784042
  • 958809
Label
The annotated big sleep, Raymond Chandler ; annotated and edited, with an introduction, by Owen Hill, Pamela Jackson, and Anthony Rizzuto ; with a foreword by Jonathan Lethem
Publication
Note
"Copyright (c) 1939 by Raymond Chandler, renewed 1966 by Mrs. Helga Greene" -- ECIP galley
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxxiii, 474 pages
Isbn
9780804168885
Lccn
2018019733
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1035784042
  • (OCoLC)on1035784042
  • 958809

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