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9781481544740 (sound recording)
1 online resource (3 audio files) : digital
Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC,
|Participant or Performer Note:
|| Narrator: A Full Cast.
|| "Don't be too sure I'm as crooked as I'm supposed to be. That kind of reputation might be good business."-Samuel Spade, private investigator "Spade...is what most of the private detectives I worked with would like to have been and in their cockier moments thought they approached."-Dashiell Hammett The Maltese Falcon first appeared in the pages of Black Mask magazine in 1929. Almost immediately it was acknowledged as not only a great crime novel but an enduring masterpiece of American fiction. Sam Spade, its protagonist, is the archetypal tough, cynical PI, "able," as his creator explained, "to take care of himself in any situation, able to get the best of anybody he comes in contact with, whether criminal, innocent bystander or client." And what a client!-the irresistible and treacherous femme fatale Brigid O'Shaughnessy. Believing the book's vividly drawn characters and memorable dialogue cry out for theatrical treatment, Blackstone Audio...
|Target Audience Note:
|| Text Difficulty 9 - Text Difficulty 12
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|| Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 92838 KB).