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Hammett, Dashiell

Line breaks: Dash|iell Ham|mett
Pronunciation: /ˈhamɪt
 
/
( 1894–1961), American novelist; full name Samuel Dashiell Hammett. His hard-boiled style of detective fiction is exemplified in works such as The Maltese Falcon (1930) and The Thin Man (1932).

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