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The good old stuff : short stories

Author: John D MacDonald
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Good Old Stuff, a classic collection of short fiction from crime writer John D. MacDonald, the beloved author of Cape Fear and the Travis McGee series, is now available as an eBook. Before embarking upon a truly iconic career as a novelist, John D. MacDonald cut his teeth perfecting the art of the short story. This powerful collection assembles thirteen of those early mysteries, tightly wound gems of noir  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John D MacDonald
ISBN: 1299621880 9781299621886 9780812984712 0812984714
OCLC Number: 847135394
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: John D. Macdonald.

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The Good Old Stuff, a classic collection of short fiction from crime writer John D. MacDonald, the beloved author of Cape Fear and the Travis McGee series, is now available as an eBook. Before embarking upon a truly iconic career as a novelist, John D. MacDonald cut his teeth perfecting the art of the short story. This powerful collection assembles thirteen of those early mysteries, tightly wound gems of noir fiction that herald the arrival of an American original. Featuring early prototypes of his signature character Travis McGee, many of the characters are explorations into the types of people that would obsess MacDonald throughout his life's work: professional criminals and city cops, adventurers and amateur sleuths. Throughout, the inimitable touch of a master at work is on shining display. This collection includes "Murder for Money," "Death Writes the Answer," "Miranda," "They Let Me Live," "Breathe No More," "From Some Hidden ...

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