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Established in the fall of 2000, the Minnesota Crime Wave consists of mystery writers (left to right) William Kent Krueger, Carl Brookins and Ellen Hart. (Contributed photo)

Crime Wave to discuss 'The Maltese Falcon'

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On Thursday, February 7 at 7 p.m., the 2013 Community Read, One Community, One Book, will feature a presentation by Minnesota Crime Wave on Dashiell Hammett's novel The Maltese Falcon. This free event will be held at the Douglas County Library meeting room in Alexandria.


The Maltese Falcon follows San Francisco Private Investigator Sam Spade and his dealings with three unscrupulous adventurers, all of whom are competing to obtain a jewel-encrusted falcon statuette.

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