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Title The annotated big sleep / Raymond Chandler ; annotated and edited, with an introduction, by Owen Hill, Pamela Jackson, and Anthony Dean Rizzuto ; with a foreword by Jonathan Lethem.
Author Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959, author.
Publication New York : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, 2018.
Copyright date ©1966
Description xxxiii, 474 pages ; 24 cm
Note "Copyright (c) 1939 by Raymond Chandler, renewed 1966 by Mrs. Helga Greene"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "The first fully annotated edition of Raymond Chandler's 1939 classic The Big Sleep features hundreds of illuminating notes and images alongside the full text of the novel and is an essential addition to any crime fiction fan's library. A masterpiece of noir, Raymond Chandler's The Big Sleep helped to define a genre. Today it remains one of the most celebrated and stylish novels of the twentieth century. This comprehensive, annotated edition offers a fascinating look behind the scenes of the novel, bringing the gritty and seductive world of Chandler's iconic private eye Philip Marlowe to life. The Annotated Big Sleep solidifies the novel's position as one of the great works of American fiction and will surprise and enthrall Chandler's biggest fans. Including: -Personal letters and source texts -The historical context of Chandler's Los Angeles, including maps and images -Film stills and art from the early pulps -An analysis of class, gender, sexuality, and ethnicity in the novel"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Marlowe, Philip (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Marlowe, Philip (Fictitious character) (OCoLC)fst01010370
Private investigators -- California -- Los Angeles -- Fiction.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fiction.
Private investigators. (OCoLC)fst01077503
California -- Los Angeles. (OCoLC)fst01204540
Genre Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Detective and mystery fiction.
Mystery and detective fiction -- California -- Los Angeles.
Addl. Author Hill, Owen, editor.
Jackson, Pamela (Pamela Renee), editor.
Rizzuto, Anthony Dean, 1966- editor.
Lethem, Jonathan, writer of foreword.
ISBN 9780804168885 (paperback)
0804168881 (paperback)
1 hold on first copy returned of 2 copies

Location CALL # Status Message
 Central 1st Fl - Lit Mystery  FIC CHANDLER    DUE 03-15-21  (MYSTERY)
 Central 1st Fl - Lit Mystery  FIC CHANDLER    DUE 03-15-21  (MYSTERY)