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United States writer of hard-boiled detective fiction (1894-1961)

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Part of what makes Swedish such a unique facility is momentum," said Hammett.
After going behind to an early Hammett penalty, underdogs Cardiff responded like a team who have had one of the most successful seasons in their recent history.
Patchell has been employed at full-back a lot this season under Hammett, with Gareth Anscombe coming on board from New Zealand, but he starts at his preferred fly-half against Edinburgh.
In an appendix, the beginning of a Sam Spade story or novel is included by special arrangement with a private collector, along with unedited fragments Hammett left behind.
Attending the bride as matrons of honor were Helene Hammett Johnson, sister of the bride, and Shannon Donald Fratesi, long-time friend of the bride.
We have done an excellent job at Hammett Gravel over the years hiring and maintaining a super-star team.
The brutally honest Hammett later called The Maltese Falcon 'too manufactured,' but Gores' Spade & Archer seems neither copycat nor contrived.
Hammett presents a plan for recovery in Part 2 of the book.
Prosecutor Mike Hammett told Cardiff magistrates court that the alleged altercation happened as Bellamy was walking in a corridor at the No 10 nightclub at about 2am.
THE MALTESE FALCON by Dashiell Hammett, published in 1930, is the template for many hardboiled stories that appeared over the decades since its inception.
Lucy Hammett, 62, is no stranger to the flooring business.
The series ``Mean Streets USA'' will feature works by Elmore Leonard, Walter Moseley, Sue Grafton, Ross Macdonald and Dashiell Hammett.
It was a day when Brian Hammett and his friends were playing basketball next door.
The then rookie Joe Gores showcased a pessimistic San Franciscan society with his no SF elements version of Clockwork Orange meets Hammett.
numerous other applications of the convention of extralegality occur in mysteries by Agatha Christie (The Murder of Roger Ackroyd), Dashiell Hammett (Red Harvest), Raymond Chandler (The Big Sleep), and even William Faulkner, whose detective tale "Smoke" was published in Harper's in 1949.