The Resource A mysterious something in the light : the life of Raymond Chandler, Tom Williams, (electronic resource)

A mysterious something in the light : the life of Raymond Chandler, Tom Williams, (electronic resource)

Label
A mysterious something in the light : the life of Raymond Chandler
Title
A mysterious something in the light
Title remainder
the life of Raymond Chandler
Statement of responsibility
Tom Williams
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
<![CDATA[""Tom Williams is the third and best biographer of Chandler. ... [His] packed, insightful, entertaining biography will, I feel, be the last.""--The Times The life of Raymond Chandler has long been obscured by secrets and half-truths as deceptive as anything in his novel The Long Goodbye. Now, drawing on new interviews, previously unpublished letters, and archives on both sides of the Atlantic, Tom Williams casts a new light on this most mysterious of writers. The Raymond Chandler revealed is a man troubled by loneliness and desertion from an early age. Born in Chicago in 18
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1981-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williams, Tom
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3505.H3224
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chandler, Raymond
  • Authors, American
  • Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary
  • Authors, American
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / American / General
Label
A mysterious something in the light : the life of Raymond Chandler, Tom Williams, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=9FBDCF13-9E03-4351-910A-71DC8C495C49
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Front Flap; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; Chapter 1: "My Father Was an Alcoholic"; Chapter 2: "I Was Raised on Latin and Greek"; Chapter 3: "A Man Without a Country"; Chapter 4: Welcome to Los Angeles; Chapter 5: Raymio; Chapter 6: Making a Start; Chapter 7: A Pulp Writer; Chapter 8: Writing The Big Sleep; Chapter 9: "A Few Drops of Tabasco on the Oyster"; Chapter 10: Hollywood; Chapter 11: "No Job for Amateurs"; Chapter 12: "The Limitations of a Popular Art"; Chapter 13: "Subdued Magic"; Chapter 14: "Sit with Me While I Dream."
  • AfterwordNotes; Select Bibliography; Index; Back Flap; Back Cover
Control code
ocn854977434
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (396 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613748411
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854977434
Label
A mysterious something in the light : the life of Raymond Chandler, Tom Williams, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=9FBDCF13-9E03-4351-910A-71DC8C495C49
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Front Flap; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; Chapter 1: "My Father Was an Alcoholic"; Chapter 2: "I Was Raised on Latin and Greek"; Chapter 3: "A Man Without a Country"; Chapter 4: Welcome to Los Angeles; Chapter 5: Raymio; Chapter 6: Making a Start; Chapter 7: A Pulp Writer; Chapter 8: Writing The Big Sleep; Chapter 9: "A Few Drops of Tabasco on the Oyster"; Chapter 10: Hollywood; Chapter 11: "No Job for Amateurs"; Chapter 12: "The Limitations of a Popular Art"; Chapter 13: "Subdued Magic"; Chapter 14: "Sit with Me While I Dream."
  • AfterwordNotes; Select Bibliography; Index; Back Flap; Back Cover
Control code
ocn854977434
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (396 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613748411
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854977434

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