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In crime fiction master Raymond Chandler's iconic first novel, a dying millionaire hires private eye Philip Marlowe to handle the blackmailer of one of his two troublesome daughters, and Marlowe finds himself involved with more than extortion. Kidnapping, pornography, seduction, and murder are just a few of the complications he gets caught up in.
"Chandler [writes] like a slumming angel and invest[s] the sun-blinded streets of Los Angelos with a romantic presence."
—Ross Macdonald

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Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

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  • ISBN: 9781400030156
  • Release date: June 11, 2002

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  • ISBN: 9781400030156
  • File size: 432 KB
  • Release date: June 11, 2002

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  • ISBN: 9781400030156
  • File size: 539 KB
  • Release date: June 11, 2002

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Fiction Mystery

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English

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Lexile Score: 660

In crime fiction master Raymond Chandler's iconic first novel, a dying millionaire hires private eye Philip Marlowe to handle the blackmailer of one of his two troublesome daughters, and Marlowe finds himself involved with more than extortion. Kidnapping, pornography, seduction, and murder are just a few of the complications he gets caught up in.
"Chandler [writes] like a slumming angel and invest[s] the sun-blinded streets of Los Angelos with a romantic presence."
—Ross Macdonald

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