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Playback: A Novel, Chandler, Raymond

Playback: A Novel

Authors: Chandler, Raymond
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC062000, FIC022090, FIC022010
ISBN: 9781400030217, Related ISBNs: 0345251695, 0345288572, 0345319613, 0345322266, 0345349334
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 176
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Crime fiction master Raymond Chandler's final novel featuring Philip Marlowe, the "quintessential urban private eye" (Los Angeles Times). 

In noir master Raymond Chandler's Playback, Philip Marlowe is hired by an influential lawyer he's never heard of to tail a gorgeous redhead, but then decides he'd rather help out the redhead. She's been acquitted of her alcoholic husband's murder, but her father-in-law prefers not to take the court's word for it.

"Chandler wrote like a slumming angel and invested the sun-blinded streets of Los Angeles with a romantic presence:" -- Ross Macdonald

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