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John D. MacDonald, five Travis McGee novels.

John D. Macdonald

John D. MacDonald, five Travis McGee novels.

by John D. Macdonald

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Longmeadow Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Fort Lauderdale (Fla.),
  • Florida,
  • Fort Lauderdale
    • Subjects:
    • McGee, Travis (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
    • Private investigators -- Florida -- Fort Lauderdale -- Fiction.,
    • Detective and mystery stories, American.,
    • Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Cataloging based on CIP information.

      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3563.A28 A6 1985b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2534392M
      ISBN 100681322721
      LC Control Number85015134

      Travis McGee is the protagonist of 21 novels written by John D. MacDonald (whose bio follows this 'bio' of Travis). The first four books were published in , with Korean War veteran Travis already established in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on the houseboat that he . Nothing Can Go Wrong John D MacDonald J H Kilpack 1st Paperback Edition $ THE LONELY SILVER RAIN John D MacDonald 2nd PRINT BEFORE PUBLI -LAST TRAVIS.

        John D. MacDonald created a staggering quantity of wonderful books, each rich with characterization, suspense, and an almost intoxicating sense of place. The Travis McGee novels are among the finest works of fiction ever penned by an American author and they retain a remarkable sense of freshness. Jonathan KellermanReviews: A good spectrum of the Travis Mcgee series. However, John D. comes across as being a bit "preachy" when you read all five novels one after the other. We can live with that, though, and probably didn't notice it as much when the books were being published every months, lo so many years ago. Back then we eagerly awaited each new Travis /5(34).

      Despite his formidable defenses, Travis McGee remains open to people – even complete strangers – because he considers himself part of a larger human tribe. And Trav’s sense of obligation, that passionate engagement in the lives and fortunes of his fellows, was the first of John D. MacDonald’s lessons to this writer. Buy John D. MacDonald: Five Complete Travis McGee Novels: We Are Fishing by John D MacDonald online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $


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John John D. MacDonald MacDonald was an American author of science fiction, fantasy, mystery and thriller books best known for his Travis McGee series.

He was born in Sharon, Pennsylvania but later moved out to Europe on his quest for adventure and photography.

He studied at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Syracuse, and Harvard University. John D. MacDonald () was an American author who was best known for crime and suspense novels, including the popular Travis McGee novels.

MacDonald is very highly regarded by his fellow authors, including Dean Koontz and Stephen King. John D. MacDonald’s career as a novelist begun in with The Brass Cupcake in From there, he wrote several novels per year and quickly.

John D. Macdonald Travis Mcgee Series (Travis Mcgee, complete 21 volume set) Paperback – January 1, out of 5 stars 11 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, /5(11). The Travis McGee series was started in with The Deep Blue Good-by and spanned 21 novels up until The Lonely Silver Rain in A theme of the novels is that each book has a colour in the title.

The series ended due to MacDonald’s death, preventing any finality to the series. John D MacDonald died in the year which in effect killed on Travis McGee. The end of an era came with the death of our hero. Travis McGee was a protector of women, weaker men and the environment and since the last novel there doesn’t seem to be anybody that comes close to him as a character in a novel.

Buy John D. McDonald: Five Complete Travis McGee Novels by MacDonald, John D. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(33). A brief bio of John D. MacDonald.

This website is devoted to John D. MacDonald, author of 78 books, including the famous Travis McGee series. JDM is well-known in mystery fiction writing, especially for his books with Florida as a setting.

Book series: Travis Mcgee, Author: John D. MacDonald, read online free in EPUB,TXT at On the front of the book it informs me that this is a Travis McGee novel, A Nightmare In Pink. After pages I finally realized that this was not the follow-up to The Deep Blue Goodbye I was hoping for.

This a James Bond rip off. Series list: A Travis McGee Novel (21 Books) by John D. MacDonald. A sortable list in reading order and chronological order with publication date, genre, and rating.

The Travis McGee book series by John D. MacDonald includes books The Deep Blue Goodbye, Nightmare in Pink, Purple place for dying, and several more. See the complete Travis McGee series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. John D. MacDonald was born in Sharon, Pa, and educated at the Universities of Pennsylvania, Syracuse and Harvard, where he took an MBA in During WW2, he rose to the rank of Colonel (, and while serving in the Army and in the Far East, sent a short story to his wife for sale, successfully/5(3).

Inhis sixth year in the Army, John D. MacDonald sent a short story home to his wife. She typed it up and submitted it to Story magazine, which bought it for $ "1 thought that was pretty damned good," MacDonald recalls. "I figured, hell, if I could sell about four stories a week, I could live pretty well.".

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Of the 21 novels in the Travis McGee series, this collection is an excellent representation. The five books are from MacDonald's "middle period" and two of the five are among his best: "The Green Ripper," a dark and violent story of revenge against a supposed cult religious group, and "The Dreadful Lemon Sky," a skillfully crafted Floridian tale of remaining 4/5(3).

Born over years ago in Pennsylvania, USA, John D MacDonald created the hero Travis McGee who has inspired countless lone, dark heroes to appear in print and on the screen. Travis takes the lead role in 21 books across the series, yet John still found the time to pen more than double that number of standalone novels (46 in total), plus a.

But he allowed his arm at last to be twisted and responded in classic John D. MacDonald fashion—he'd try a series character but would write three complete novels before committing to contracts.

the Travis McGee novels are was Travis McGee Day. People present at the dedication were given a copy of MacDonald’s first McGee book. John D. MacDonald, Writer: Cape Fear. John Dann MacDonald was born on Jin Sharon, Pennsylvania.

He served in the OSS in the far east during World War Two. While still in the military, he wrote a short story and mailed it home to his wife, simply for her entertainment.

Unknown to him, she submitted it to the magazine "Story", and it was accepted. Features books four, five and six of John D. MacDonald’s classic series. The Quick Red Fox Hollywood’s leading lady Lysa Dean isn’t in the business of making mistakes.

But a night involving a debauched party and some naked photos turns out to be one mistake too many. Travis McGee soon finds himself led on a wild chase across the country Reviews:. The Deep Blue Goodbye* (Fawcett Gold Medal, April ) Covering a period of time between J and November, (Originally named Dallas McGee, the name of MacDonald's hero was changed after President Kennedy's assassination.

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