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Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Michael Madsen, Sandra Oh, Edward Herrmann, and a Full Cast

Mystery & Suspense • 3 hrs. • Audio Program • © 1957

They’re all here—Sam Spade, the streetwise detective; the gorgeous but dangerous dame; the squirrelly guy; and the fat man—all chasing an elusive statue of a mythical bird across the most American of literary landscapes, fog-bound San Francisco in the 1920s. Few novels have been more “noir”—or more influential. With fine talents like Michael Madsen, Sandra Oh, and Edward Herrmann, Blackstone Audio and the Hollywood Theater of the Ear have created a taut, well-paced audio production, drawn directly from the novel, first serialized in BLACK MASK MAGAZINE in 1929. All of Hammett's signature descriptions and stylish dialogue are at the forefront. Sexy, darkly comic, and broodingly moral, THE MALTESE FALCON is like a jolt of bourbon—it wakes you up and keeps you listening. B.P. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award, 2010 Audies Finalist © AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2009]

Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2008

CD ISBN 9781433252495 $19.95 • Three CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources


Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2008

CS ISBN 9781433252471 $34.95 • Three cassettes

CD ISBN 9781433252488 $40.00 • Three CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781433252501 $19.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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