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The good old stuff : 13 early stories

Author: John D MacDonald; Martin Harry Greenberg
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First EditionView all editions and formats
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A selection of thirteen of John D. MacDonald's best mystery stories written between 1947 and 1952, at the beginning of his career. Contemporary MacDonald readers and Travis McGee fans will delight in recognizing these precursors to Travis McGee; and mystery readers who remember them when they first appeared will remark on that extraordinary talent for storytelling, which is as apparent in his early stories as it is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986.
Good old stuff.
New York : Harper & Row, ©1982
(OCoLC)648582537
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John D MacDonald; Martin Harry Greenberg
ISBN: 0060150386 9780060150389
OCLC Number: 8346718
Description: xviii, 395 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Murder for money --
Death writes the answer --
Miranda --
They let me live --
Breathe no more --
From some hidden grave --
A time for dying --
Noose for a tigress --
Murder in mind --
Check out at dawn --
She cannot die --
Dead on the pin --
A trap for the careless.
Responsibility: John D. MacDonald ; edited by Martin H. Greenberg [and others].

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A selection of thirteen of John D. MacDonald's best mystery stories written between 1947 and 1952, at the beginning of his career. Contemporary MacDonald readers and Travis McGee fans will delight in recognizing these precursors to Travis McGee; and mystery readers who remember them when they first appeared will remark on that extraordinary talent for storytelling, which is as apparent in his early stories as it is in his recent novels.

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