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Publisher Comments:

"One of the most enduring and unusual heroes in detective fiction."

THE BALTIMORE SUN

Now that Linda "Pidge" Lewellen is grown up, she tells Travis McGee, once her girlhood idol, that either she's going crazy or Howie, her affable ex-jock of a husband is trying to kill her. McGee checks things out, and gives Pidge the all clear. But when Pidge and Howie sail away to kiss and make up, McGee has second thoughts. If only he can get to Pidge before he has time for any more thinking....

About the Author

John D. MacDonald was an American novelist and short-story writer. His works include the Travis McGee series and the novel The Executioners, which was adapted into the film Cape Fear. In 1962 MacDonald was named a Grand Master of the Mystery Writers of America; in 1980, he won a National Book Award. In print he delighted in smashing the bad guys, deflating the pompous, and exposing the venal. In life, he was a truly empathetic man; his friends, family, and colleagues found him to be loyal, generous, and practical. In business, he was fastidiously ethical. About being a writer, he once expressed with gleeful astonishment, “They pay me to do this! They don’t realize, I would pay them.” He spent the later part of his life in Florida with his wife and son. He died in 1986.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780449224786
Author:
MacDonald, John
Publisher:
Fawcett Books
Author:
MacDonald, John D.
Author:
Macdonald, Joh
Author:
n D
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Mystery and detective stories
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories
Subject:
Mystery & detective
Subject:
Private investigators
Subject:
McGee, Travis (Fictitious character)
Subject:
McGee, Travis
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Hard-Boiled
Edition Description:
1st Fawcett Crest ed.
Series Volume:
308
Publication Date:
19960331
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
6.89x4.20x.88 in. .34 lbs.

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Mystery » A to Z

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