Re: RARA-AVIS: Hammett or Daly?

William Denton (
Mon, 25 Oct 1999 11:44:51 -0400 (EDT)

On 25 October 1999, Bob Toomey wrote:

: Race Williams was the first hardboiled private eye, and his creator,
: John Carroll Daly, was, at one time, Black Mask's most popular
: contributer.

What led (Carroll John) Daly to start writing the way he did? I don't know anything about his life or previous stories.


William Denton : Toronto, Canada : : Caveat lector.

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