|12-18-2012, 04:12 PM||#1|
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Alabama, USA
Device: HP ipac RX5915 Wife's Kindle
Hammett, Samuel Dashiell: NightmareTown. V1. 18 Dec 2012
Samuel Dashiell Hammett ( /dəˈʃiːl/; May 27, 1894 – January 10, 1961) was an American author of hard-boiled detective novels and short stories, a screenplay writer, and political activist. Among the enduring characters he created are Sam Spade (The Maltese Falcon), Nick and Nora Charles (The Thin Man), and the Continental Op (Red Harvest and The Dain Curse).
A Ford—whitened by desert travel until it was almost indistinguishable from the dust-clouds that swirled around it—came down Izzard's Main Street. Like the dust, it came swiftly, erratically, zigzagging the breadth of the roadway.
A small woman—a girl of twenty in tan flannel—stepped into the street. The wavering Ford missed her by inches, missing her at all only because her backward jump was bird-quick. She caught her lower lip between white teeth, dark eyes flashed annoyance at the rear of the passing machine, and she essayed the street again.
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Mystery and Crime Hammett, Samuel Dashiell: NightmareTown. V1. 18 Dec 2012||crutledge||ePub Books||0||12-18-2012 04:10 PM|
|Mystery and Crime Hammett, Samuel Dashiell: NightmareTown. V1. 18 Dec 2012||crutledge||BBeB/LRF Books||0||12-18-2012 04:09 PM|
|Mystery and Crime Hammett, Dashiell: Arson Plus v1 2 dec 2008||mtravellerh||Kindle Books||2||12-02-2008 09:55 AM|
|Mystery and Crime Hammett, Dashiell: Arson Plus v1 2 dec 2008||mtravellerh||IMP Books||0||12-02-2008 05:11 AM|
|Mystery and Crime Hammett, Dashiell: Arson Plus v1 2 dec 2008||mtravellerh||BBeB/LRF Books||0||12-02-2008 05:09 AM|