Preface Back Where I Might Have Been 1(6)
Jo Hammett
Introduction Hammett's San Francisco: On the Trail of Sam Spade 7(6)
Charles Willeford
PART ONE Dashiell Hammett: A Brief Biography
13(48)
Timeline of Hammett's San Francisco Residences
60(1)
PART TWO The Dashiell Hammett Tour
61(24)
Overall Map
62(2)
Walking Map #1
64(1)
Driving Map #1
65
200 Larkin: Hammett's Reading Room
62(6)
Civic Center Park: Kids' Playground
68(3)
City Hall: Politics and Murder
71(1)
580 McAllister: Whosis Kid Gundown
72(5)
Redwood Alley: Unexpected Palm Tree
77(1)
408 Turk: TB Flare-Up
78(1)
620 Eddy: Blackmasking
79(6)
The Puzzle of the City Streets 85(90)
Blanco's: Dain Curse Cuisine
87(4)
811 Geary: Stalking Sam Spade
91(2)
891 Post: Sam's Place
93(10)
The Puzzle of Spade and the Falcon
100(4)
Walking Map #2
104(1)
Driving Map #2
105
1309 Hyde: Big Knockover
103(6)
1155 Leavenworth: Writer at Last
109(4)
1201 California: Brigid's Place
113(7)
The Puzzle of the Blocked Writer
117(3)
Dashiell Hammett Street: Street Cred
120(1)
20 Monroe: Ad Man
121(1)
Stockton Tunnel: Death by Night
122(4)
Burritt Street: Crime Scene
126(5)
The Puzzle of the Billboard and the Brick
129(2)
111 Sutter: Spade & Archer
131(7)
Walking Map #3
136(1)
Driving Map #3
137(1)
Sir Francis Drake Hotel: Gunsel and Gutman
138(1)
St. Francis Hotel: Fatty Arbuckle
139(5)
Geary Theatre: Pound of Flesh
144(1)
Clift Hotel: Sherlock Slept Here
145(1)
Bellevue Hotel: Cairo's Place
146(4)
Floyd Thursby's Apartment: Dead Gangster
150(1)
120 Ellis: Tying the Knot
151(1)
114 Powell: Wife to Be
151(4)
Samuels Street Clock: Diamond Days
155(1)
870 Market: Pinkerton's Man
156(9)
The Puzzle of the Jobs and the Years
161(4)
John's Grill: Chop House
165(5)
Off-Tour Hammett Sites
170(1)
Other Hammett Sites Map
171
Pickwick Hotel: Black Bird Hideaway
170(2)
Old Mint: Big Knockover Inspiration?
172(1)
Remedial Loan: Brigid Hocks Her Jewels
172(1)
Julius Castle: Spade's Other Lunchspot
173(1)
Waverly Place and Spofford Alley: Chinatown Action
173(1)
Portsmouth Square: Stevenson Monument
174(1)
G & H. Ferry Building and Pier 35: On the Waterfront
174(1)
Holly Circle: Big Flora's Hideout
174(1)
Afterword Notes from Thirty Years Up and Down the Mean Streets 175(10)
Sources: Annotated Bibliography 185(16)
Index of Streets and Addresses 201(2)
Index 203(8)
About the Writers 211