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Michael Chabon

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Author, The Wonder Boys, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (Pulitzer Prize, 2001), The Yiddish Policeman’s Union amongst others.

The Long Goodbye

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Marlowe befriends a down on his luck war veteran with the scars to prove it. Then he finds out that Terry Lennox has a very wealthy nymphomaniac wife, who he's divorced and re-married and who ends up dead. and now Lennox is on the lam and the cops and a crazy gangster are after Marlowe.

The Long Goodbye

by Raymond Chandler
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The Book
Marlowe befriends a down on his luck war veteran with the scars to prove it. Then he finds out that Terry Lennox has a very wealthy nymphomaniac wife, who he's divorced and re-married and who ends up dead. and now Lennox is on the lam and the cops and a crazy gangster are after Marlowe.
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Michael Chabon included this in his list of the top ten greatest works of fiction of all time.

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