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The Raymond Chandler Omnibus

Raymond Chandler

The Raymond Chandler Omnibus

four famous classics: The big sleep--Farewell, my lovely--The high window--The lady in the lake

by Raymond Chandler

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marlowe, Philip (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
  • Private investigators -- California -- Los Angeles -- Fiction.,
  • Detective and mystery stories, American.,
  • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementforeword by Lawrence Clark Powell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3505.H3224 A6 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 625 p. ;
    Number of Pages625
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17149364M


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