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The Resource The Big Sleep

The Big Sleep

Label
The Big Sleep
Title
The Big Sleep
Statement of responsibility
Raymond Chandler
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
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
Dewey number
813.52
Index
no index present
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660
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Philip Marlowe mysteries
Series volume
0001
Target audience
adult
Label
The Big Sleep
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:af9e7264-f4ad-4ec0-8405-77fde5846ec1
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781400030156
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Big Sleep
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:af9e7264-f4ad-4ec0-8405-77fde5846ec1
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781400030156
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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