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Dashiell Hammett"s The Maltese falcon

Molly Thomas-Hicks

Dashiell Hammett"s The Maltese falcon

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by Molly Thomas-Hicks

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Published by National Endowment for the Arts in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesMaltese falcon :
Statement[writers, Molly Thomas-Hicks with Sarah Bainter Cunningham ; with a preface by Dana Gioia]
SeriesThe big read, National Endowment for the Arts Collection
ContributionsCunningham, Sarah Bainter, National Endowment for the Arts, Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.), Arts Midwest (Organization : Minneapolis, Minn.)
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 20 p. :
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25463342M
OCLC/WorldCa696236238

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