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The Harvey Milk Interviews: In His Own Words The Harvey Milk Interviews: In His Own Words

The Harvey Milk Interviews: In His Own Words is the first book in which Milk explains his life, struggles, strategies, and dreams in his own words. The book provides the texts of 39 interviews Milk made for newspapers, radio, and television. None of the contents of The Harvey Milk Interviews has ever been published in a book before.
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Available May 1, 2012
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Double Play: The Hidden Passions Behind the Double Assassination of George Moscone and Harvey Milk Double Play: The Hidden Passions Behind the Double Assassination of George Moscone and Harvey Milk

San Francisco Supervisor Dan White assassinated Mayor George Moscone and fellow Supervisor Harvey Milk but received only a slap-on-the-wrist sentence for manslaughter—a verdict that provoked thousands of outraged San Franciscans to riot. What hidden passions drove White to kill Moscone and Milk? How did he literally get away with murder? An exciting true crime thriller, Double Play provides often-shocking answers based on years of research and hundreds of interviews. The book earned the Edgar Award as Best True Crime Book of the Year.
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The Dashiell Hammett Tour Thirtieth Anniversary Guidebook The Dashiell Hammett Tour: Thirtieth Anniversary Guidebook

In this expanded and revised thirtieth-anniversary edition, Don Herron’s The Dashiell Hammett Tour guides you over the fog-shrouded hills stalked by Sam Spade, the Continental Op, and other legendary characters created by San Francisco’s most famous mystery writer, Dashiell Hammett. San Francisco Examiner: “Hammett shows San Francisco at its most glamorous, dangerous, and intriguing. The City is full of Hammett landmarks, and if you want to see them all, take The Dashiell Hammett Tour.”
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Discovering The Maltese Falcon and Sam Spade Discovering The Maltese Falcon and Sam Spade

Edgar Award nominee as Best Critical/Biographical Book of the Year! From institutional and private archives, a wealth of surprises about Dashiell Hammett's novel, movies (including John Huston's classic starring Humphrey Bogart), radio, more. Library Journal (starred review): "This one-stop resource is a … dream. Highly recommended." Los Angeles Times: "A treasure beyond price for fans of both the classic Hammett novel and the three (that's right, three) film versions of the doomed quest for a black bird. An incredible amalgam of photos, memos, letters, reviews, whatever, this will make fans of the book or the film gasp as one unexpected delight succeeds another. With this book, wonders really do never cease."
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Hammett's Moral Vision Hammett's Moral Vision

"If you haven't read Thompson, you don't know Hammett," says publisher Vince Emery. Hammett's Moral Vision is the single most influential full-length investigation of Dashiell Hammett's novels, even though it has never been available in book form. It has affected almost all subsequent analyses of Hammett's work. Now Thompson's work will be updated and made widely available for the first time. Its heart is Thompson's analysis of five Hammett novels: Red Harvest, The Dain Curse, The Maltese Falcon, The Glass Key, and The Thin Man. He examines each one in detail, and compares what others have written about the novels with his own thought-provoking insights.
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Lost Stories Lost Stories

This collection rescues 21 long-lost stories by Dashiell Hammett, the bestselling creator of Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon, and The Thin Man. Library Journal (starred review): "Must reading for mystery buffs." Booklist (starred review): "These 21 ... stories find Hammett at or near the top of his game, his signature hard-boiled style shining brightly." Otto Penzler, New York Sun: "A hugely important book [that] includes 21 stories, most of which have never been seen except by the most dedicated scholars. It belongs on the shelf of every detective fiction reader and collector." A featured alternate selection of The Book-of-the-Month Club.
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Lost Stories: deluxe collector's edition Lost Stories: deluxe collector's edition

The deluxe limited edition of Lost Stories was published 3 months before the trade edition, making this limited edition the first book publication for several Hammett stories, and the first hardcover edition for all but 5 of the 21 stories. The deluxe collector's edition is limited to 195 hand-numbered copies, each signed by both Joe Gores and Vince Emery, and bound in cloth with a spine of Saderra leather. The book's spine and front cover are stamped with genuine gold, and page edges are gilt. It is housed in a matching slipcase with debossed art panels on the front and back sides.
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The Crime Wave: Collected Nonfiction The Crime Wave: Collected Nonfiction

Dashiell Hammett is famous for his fiction, but he also wrote nonfiction: book reviews, magazine articles, and more. The Crime Wave will be the only collection of Hammett's nonfiction. It will include Hammett's advice on how to write well, his views on good mysteries and bad ones, his political writings, his history of the World War II Battle of the Aleutians, and the complete text of all of his newspaper columns, "The Crime Wave." Most of the rarities in The Crime Wave have never been available in book form.
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The Ace Performer Collection The Ace Performer Collection

Dashiell Hammett, the bestselling creator of Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon, and The Thin Man, was one of the America's most entertaining authors, and one of its most influential. His disciple Raymond Chandler crowned Hammett as "the ace performer." To celebrate Hammett and his writing, Vince Emery Productions is publishing The Ace Performer Collection, a series of books by and about Dashiell Hammett.
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