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The Resource The big sleep, Raymond Chandler

The big sleep, Raymond Chandler

Label
The big sleep
Title
The big sleep
Statement of responsibility
Raymond Chandler
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When a case of blackmail involving the daughter of a California millionaire leads to murder, the inimitable Philip Marlowe is stirred into action as he becomes embroiled in a troublesome case of extortion complicated by kidnapping, pornography, seduction, and murder
Member of
Summary
One of the classic detective novels that established the genre, The Big Sleep follows Philip Marlowe into an underworld of booze, violence, pornography, and sex, as he searches for the blackmailer of a millionaire's daughter
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
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068787
Cataloging source
DLC
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1888-1959
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Chandler, Raymond
Dewey number
813/.52
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3505.H3224
LC item number
B5 1992
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  • 660
  • 660
Literary form
novels
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True
Series statement
Philip Marlowe mysteries
Series volume
bk. 1
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  • Marlowe, Philip
  • Private investigators
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The big sleep, Raymond Chandler
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Vintage crime/Black Lizard edition.
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9780394758282
Lccn
91050919
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 26717361
  • (OCoLC)26717361
Label
The big sleep, Raymond Chandler
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Vintage crime/Black Lizard edition.
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9780394758282
Lccn
91050919
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 26717361
  • (OCoLC)26717361

Library Locations

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      7770 Croaker Road, Williamsburg, VA, 23188, US
      37.377573 -76.770995
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      515 Scotland Street, Williamsburg, VA, 23185, US
      37.377573 -76.770995
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