The Dashiell Hammett Tour
by Don Herron
City Lights Books, San Francisco, CA. 1991. Trade paperback. 145 pages. (4˝ X 8˝). The author provides a biography of Hammett and takes the reader on a tour of San Francisco. He attempts to show the places where Hammett lived and worked, with special emphasis on the places mentioned in his books and stories. There are a number of street maps and buildings shown that were in Hammett’s life. There is a list of sources that Herron uses to verify certain locations and incidents in his book. Definitely for the Hammett completist.
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