Dashiell Hammett, a Life

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Fawcett Columbine, 1987 - Biography & Autobiography - 356 pages
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A biography of the enigmatic, popular, and legendary American writer chronicles the shaping of his vision and his bursts of creativity

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About the author (1987)

Diane Johnson, a three-time National Book Award finalist (most recently in 1997 for Le Divorce), is the author of twelve previous books. She divides her time between San Francisco and Paris.

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