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The big sleep
(Book)

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Published:
New York : Vintage Books, a division of Random House, Inc., 1992.
Format:
Book
Edition:
First Vintage crime/Black Lizard edition.
Physical Desc:
231 pages ; 21 cm.
Lexile measure:
660L
Status:
Crofton Library - Adult Mystery Fiction
MYSTERY FICTION (C)
Linthicum Library - Adult Mystery Fiction
MYSTERY FICTION (C)
Odenton Library - Adult Mystery Fiction
MYSTERY FICTION (C)
Description
The iconic first novel from crime fiction master Raymond Chandler, featuring Philip Marlowe, the "quintessential urban private eye" ( Los Angeles Times ). A dying millionaire hires private eye Philip Marlowe to handle the blackmailer of one of his two troublesome daughters, and Marlowe finds himself involved with more than extortion. Kidnapping, pornography, seduction, and murder are just a few of the complications he gets caught up in.
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Crofton Library - Adult Mystery Fiction
MYSTERY FICTION (C)
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Linthicum Library - Adult Mystery Fiction
MYSTERY FICTION (C)
On Shelf
Odenton Library - Adult Mystery Fiction
MYSTERY FICTION (C)
On Shelf
Odenton Library - Adult Mystery Fiction
MYSTERY FICTION (C)
Checked Out
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Language:
English
ISBN:
0394758285 (pbk.) :, 9780394758282
Lexile measure:
660

Notes

Description
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.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Chandler, R. (1992). The big sleep. First Vintage crime/Black Lizard edition. New York: Vintage Books, a division of Random House, Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959. 1992. The Big Sleep. New York: Vintage Books, a division of Random House, Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959, The Big Sleep. New York: Vintage Books, a division of Random House, Inc, 1992.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Chandler, Raymond. The Big Sleep. First Vintage crime/Black Lizard edition. New York: Vintage Books, a division of Random House, Inc, 1992. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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