Skinner, Robert B.
Title THE HARD-BOILED EXPLICATOR: A Guide to the Study of Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler and Ross Macdonald
Book Condition Fine in tan cloth with titles embossed in black; no dust jacket, as issued. Octavo. 124 pages; indexed.
Edition First edition, first printing: Hardcover issue.
Publisher Metuchen, N.J. & London: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1985.
0810817497 / 9780810817494
Seller ID 55377.00
Aimed at both the new student and the seasoned scholar, the work offers brief essays on Hammett, Chandler, and Macdonald that highlight their major characteristics, relate them to each other, and show their impact on their public.