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Mickey Spillane lives on

October 9, 2008

New Mike Hammer novel to be followed by two more, reports USA Today:

By Carol Memmott

Just before his death two years ago, crime writer Mickey Spillane called friend and author Max Allan Collins and asked him to finish a Mike Hammer novel he did not have the strength to complete.

The Goliath Bone (Harcourt, $23), based on Spillane’s rough draft, goes on sale Monday, 61 years after Hammer, the iconic hard-boiled private eye, solved his first case in I, the Jury. It will be the 14th Hammer novel.

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