Published October 1992
by H.M. Gousha Co. .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||112|
Spade and Archer's 50 Maps of San Francisco: Gu: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Hello Select your address Author: Gu. Spade and Archer, Inc. Staff is the author of '50 Maps of San Francisco - Spade - Paperback - 1st ed' with ISBN and ISBN Spade and Archer's 50 Maps of Florida. Spade & Archer. from: $ Spade and Archer's 50 Maps of San Francisco. Spade & Archer book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. and San Francisco of the s, but Gores' prequel is mostly valuable for showcasing how phenomenally talented Dashiell Hammett was. There are many things to like about this story, which covers seven years of Sam Spade's life, ending with a scene that /5.
Spade & Archer stands on its own as a taut, engrossing existential crime saga set in San Francisco’s vibrant ’s, and as an evocation of Hammett’s style and plots is a triumph. Gores’s wondrous talent shines and the shadow it casts of Hammett is smiling.” —James Grady/5(99). Spade sets up his own agency in San Francisco and clients quickly start coming through the door. The next seven years will see him dealing with booze runners, waterfront thugs, stowaways, banking swindlers, gold smugglers, bumbling cops, and the illegitimate daughter of Sun Yat-sen; with murder, other men’s mistresses, and long-missing. Discover Maltese Falcon Alleyway in San Francisco, California: Alleyway plaque commemorating the death of a fictional character in The Maltese Falcon, not far from the author's home. And what a splendid job he’s done, bringing alive the smells and tastes of San Francisco during three well-defined periods — , , and — to illustrate the way Spade’s character changed and developed. Spade at first is a young, less abrasive new Author: Dick Adler.
The serials mesmerized San Francisco readers with a glimpse of their city's corrupt politicians and crooked courts — a system easily glimpsed between the lines of The Maltese Falcon. Geographically, the city was a different place from the one we know today. San Francisco Bay's two great bridges didn't go up until the s. Off the Grid: Fort Mason Center. Red Devil Lounge. Fish. The book cover, binding and edition may vary from the one shown. Collectible books Will be signed, a limited first edition, out of print, or have other desirable qualities that could reasonably be assumed to increase the book's value to a collector. New books Brand-new, unused, unread and in excellent condition. Used Items Like New. San Francisco CITY MAP San Francisco's #1 Visitor MAP Single sheet detailed Map in pads of Includes major transportation lines. Back side has money-saving coupons from advertisers. Ask your hotel for a personal copy.