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9780525432951

The big book of the Continental Op

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Collects all twenty-eight stories and two serialized novels starring Continental Op, the hardworking private eye with an unyielding personal code.

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  • ISBN: 9780525432951
  • ISBN: 0525432957
  • Physical Description: xiv, 733 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Twenty-eight stand-alone stories, two serialized novels, and the only known unfinished Continental Op tale.
Two columns to the page.
Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword: Through mud and blood and death and deceit -- section one: the Sutton years. Introduction: the Sutton years, 1923-1924 ; Arson plus ; Crooked souls ; Slippery fingers ; It ; Bodies piled up ; The tenth clew ; Night shots ; Zigzags of treachery ; One hour -- section two: the Cody years, 1924-1926. Introduction: the Cody years, 1924-1926 ; The house in Turk Street ; The girl with the silver eyes ; Women, politics & murder ; The golden horseshoe ; Who killed Bob Teal? ; Mike or Alec or Rufus ; The Whosis Kid ; The scorched face ; Corkscrew ; Dead yellow women ; The gutting of Couffignal ; Creeping Siamese -- section three: the Shaw years. Introduction: the Shaw years, 1926-1930 ; The big knock-over ; $106,000 blood money ; The main death ; This king business ; Fly paper ; The farewell murder ; Death and company -- Bonus: the unfinished Op. Commentary ; Three dimes -- section four: the Continental Op novels. Introduction: The cleansing of Poisonville ; The cleansing of Poisonville ; Crime wanted--male or female ; Dynamite ; The 19th murder ; Introduction: The Dain curse ; Black lives ; The hollow temple ; Black honeymoon ; Black riddle.
Summary, etc.:
Collects all twenty-eight stories and two serialized novels starring Continental Op, the hardworking private eye with an unyielding personal code.
Subject: Continental Op (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Private investigators > Fiction
San Francisco (Calif.) > Fiction
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction
Short stories
Mystery fiction


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