The Long Goodbye (ISBN 0-394-75768-8) is a 1954 novel by Raymond Chandler, centered on his famous detective Philip Marlowe. Feelings on it are mixed. While some consider it not on the level of The Big Sleep or Farewell, My Lovely, others rank it as the best of his work.http://www.nytimes.com/books/97/06/22/reviews/chandler-goodbye.html April 25, 1954 review of The Long Goodbye in the New York Times It is notable for using hard-boiled detective fiction as a vehicle for social criticism.
The Long Goodbye (The Symphonic Music of Procol Harum) was released in 1996. Strictly speaking, this is not a Procol Harum album; it was produced by Gary Brooker with various guest musicians many of whom are or were members of Procol Harum. For example Robin Trower and Matthew Fisher appear on only on one track - Repent Walpurgis, which Fisher composed.
The Long Goodbye is the second album by indie rock band The Essex Green. It was released in May of 2003 on Merge Records.
The Long Goodbye is a 1973 film adaptation of Raymond Chandler's novel The Long Goodbye. Directed by Robert Altman from a screenplay by Leigh Brackett, the film stars Elliott Gould as Philip Marlowe, film noir veteran Sterling Hayden as Roger Wade and director Mark Rydell as the gangster Marty Augustine. "The Long Goodbye" holds up a mirror to the culture of the Hollywood lifestyle in the 1970s.
"The Long Goodbye" is episode 78 of The West Wing.
"The Long Goodbye" is an pop love song by Irish singer Ronan Keating released in 2003. It was the last single to be released from his album Destination.
The Long Goodbye is the fourth episode of Dawson's Creek fifth season. It aired on October 31, 2001.