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Named by Mystery Writers of America as the 2006Edgar Award finalist for Best Critical/Biographical Book of the Year

The Maltese Falcon has been widely lauded since its original publication in 1930. In its movie adaptation, it not only birthed American film noir but also ranks as one of the 100 greatest movies of all time, as selected by the American Film Institute. Now this
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Paperback, 352 pages
Published September 7th 2005 by Vince Emery Productions
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Erik
A look at the evolution of The Maltese Falcon, from Hammett's Pinkerton days through his writing years and finally the three film adaptations and numerous pop culture spinoffs. Better than most biographies of Hammett.
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