Our Kim Cooper has a knack for rooting out facts about Raymond Chandler that other scholars miss.
New on her The Kept Girl blog, war archives reveal Chandler to be one of the fortunate survivors of the Spanish flu pandemic.
On July 23, 1888, Raymond Thornton Chandler was born in Chicago, a smart, sensitive kid dealt a strange deck that would, in time, make him the great chronicler of the dark side of the California dream.
Join me in celebrating the master’s 128th birthday with a week-long sale on noirish things that you can enjoy in person or in the privacy of your own head.
From July 23-29, 2016:
* Restrictions: These discount codes expire at midnight, 7/29. Limit four tickets per purchaser, but you may share the codes with friends. This discount can only be used on the tours listed above; if you need to reschedule, you may apply what you paid towards a full-priced ticket on a later regularly scheduled tour date. Discount cannot be combined with any other offer.