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Raymond Chandler speaking

Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler speaking

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chandler, Raymond, -- 1888-1959 -- Interviews,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Interviews,
  • Detective and mystery stories -- Authorship

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Dorothy Gardiner and Kathrine Sorley Walker ; introduction by Paul Skenazy.
    ContributionsGardiner, Dorothy, 1894-, Walker, Kathrine Sorley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3505.H3224 Z47 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination275 p. :
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23240119M
    ISBN 100520208358
    LC Control Number96034571


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