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LAVA Literary Salon: A Dashiell Hammett Evening
April 27, 2013 @ 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Dashiell Hammett is remembered for both his contributions to hard-boiled crime fiction and his stand against McCarthyism. Join Hammett scholar and granddaughter Julie M. Rivett as she explores her grandfather’s controversial political life, his relationship with Lillian Hellman, and the decades of consequent troubles that have tangled Hammett’s estate since his death in 1961. More information.