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Find a Victim - Ross Macdonald
Find a Victim
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The hitchhiker stumbles to his knees on the side of the road. When Archer stops the car and gets to him, he knows he is in for a ride-for the boy is dying of a gunshot wound. In a matter of hours, Archer is suspected by the law, hired by a target-shooting trucking magnate, and propositioned by an... show more
The hitchhiker stumbles to his knees on the side of the road. When Archer stops the car and gets to him, he knows he is in for a ride-for the boy is dying of a gunshot wound. In a matter of hours, Archer is suspected by the law, hired by a target-shooting trucking magnate, and propositioned by an adulterer's wife. A hijacked load of hooch and a band of sinners are on the loose in the hills and desert around this nice Southern California town. So is this LA private eye, who keeps getting blood on his hands...
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780375708671 (0375708677)
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
Series: Lew Archer 2 (#5)
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markk
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5.0 Murder on the side of the highway
As a private detective Lew Archer is used to cases coming to him. But when he encounters a dying man on the side of the highway between Los Angeles and Sacramento, he quickly finds himself enmeshed in the investigation of a hijacked shipment of bourbon, the question of a missing woman, and the hosti...
AC
AC rated it
This short book is #5 -- I've resolved to try to read the series in order. Millar (Macdonald) himself said that Doomsters (#7) was his breakthrough book, so one more till I get there: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1329885.On_Crime_WritingThis book has some flaws, which led me for a while to toy...
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