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Blue City - Ross Macdonald
Blue City
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He was a son who hadn’t known his father very well. It was a town shaken by a grisly murder—his father’s murder. Johnny Weather was home from a war and wandering. When he found out that his father had been assassinated on a street corner and that his father’s seductive young wife had inherited a... show more
He was a son who hadn’t known his father very well. It was a town shaken by a grisly murder—his father’s murder. Johnny Weather was home from a war and wandering. When he found out that his father had been assassinated on a street corner and that his father’s seductive young wife had inherited a fortune, he started knocking on doors. The doors came open, and Johnny stepped into a world of gamblers, whores, drug-dealers, and blackmailers, a place in which his father had once moved freely. Now Johnny Weather was going to solve this murder—by pitting his rage, his courage, and his lost illusions against the brutal underworld that has overtaken his hometown.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780307740731 (0307740730)
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
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3.5 Searching a city of sin for a murderer
Though I have read nearly a dozen Ross Macdonald novels, this was the first one that wasn’t in his Lew Archer series. In this one the protagonist is John Weather, a young veteran returning to his hometown after a decade’s absence. No sooner does he arrive than he learns that his father, from whom he...
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