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Raymond Chandler (1888)

Chandler was an American novelist who had an immense impact on the detective genre. His well-plotted and brutally realistic novels, among them The Big Sleep, depict the seedy lowlife of Los Angeles and feature Philip Marlowe, a hard-boiled yet honorable private detective who became the prototype for the tough-guy private eye of many subsequent American detective novels. Before beginning his fiction writing career in the 1930s, Chandler held an executive position in what industry? More...
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He had an executive job in an oil company.
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Any relation to Christian Weston?
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Chandler was by 1931 a highly paid vice-president of the Dabney Oil Syndicate.
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