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On the trail in O.C. of Dashiell Hammett’s legacy

In the November issue of Orange Coast, I examine the literary legacy of mystery maestro Dashiell Hammett, and the granddaughter who’s on the case, representing his work. Sam Spade, anyone? The Thin Man? I first met Hammett family member Julie M. Rivett at an event sponsored by So Cal Mystery Writers of America. When I learned she was a “local,” I knew I wanted to write a piece about her for Orange County’s favorite magazine. Check out