Dashiell Hammett, A Life
by Diane Johnson
Random House, New York. 1983. Hardcover in dust jacket. 344 pages. (6½ X 9½). Introduction by the author. A chronological biography of life and career of the great mystery writer. There is a select bibliography by and about Hammett. There is also a long section of notes on the author and an index.
Scan and Commentary by Bob Gaines