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Publisher Comments:

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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Review:

"For those of you who are not MacDonald addicts, his latest novel (which is a choice for four different book clubs) is a most expensive item since it will make you want to run out to purchase all of his previously published 79 volumes. Sharp dialogue, fast action, a believable plot, incisive characterizations,
mellow philosophizing, and ensuing pure delight are his trademarks." Reviewed by Daniel Weiss, Virginia Quarterly Review (Copyright 2006 Virginia Quarterly Review)

Synopsis:

"McGee has become part of our national fabric."

SEATTLE POST INTELLIGENCER

This time out, McGee came close to losing his status as a living legend when he agreed to track down the killers who brutally murdered an ailing millionaire. For starters, he renewed an unfinished adventure with a famous--and oversexed--Hollywood actress, who led him into a very nasty nest of murderers involving a motorcycle gang, pornographic movies, and mad balloonists. And Mcgee relearned the old lesson--that only when he came close to the edge of death was he completely alive.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780449224823
Author:
MacDonald, John D.
Publisher:
Fawcett
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery & detective
Subject:
McGee, Travis (Fictitious character)
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Hard-Boiled
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1st Fawcett Crest ed.
Series Volume:
no. 1
Publication Date:
19960420
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
6.91x4.20x.87 in. .36 lbs.

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Product details 320 pages Fawcett Books - English 9780449224823 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , "McGee has become part of our national fabric."

SEATTLE POST INTELLIGENCER

This time out, McGee came close to losing his status as a living legend when he agreed to track down the killers who brutally murdered an ailing millionaire. For starters, he renewed an unfinished adventure with a famous--and oversexed--Hollywood actress, who led him into a very nasty nest of murderers involving a motorcycle gang, pornographic movies, and mad balloonists. And Mcgee relearned the old lesson--that only when he came close to the edge of death was he completely alive.

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