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The Deep Blue Good-By - John D. MacDonald
The Deep Blue Good-By
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TRAVIS McGEEHe's a self-described beach bum who won his houseboat in a card game. He's also a knight errant who's wary of credit cards, retirement benefits, political parties, mortgages, and television. He only works when his cash runs out and his rule is simple: he'll help you find whatever was... show more
TRAVIS McGEEHe's a self-described beach bum who won his houseboat in a card game. He's also a knight errant who's wary of credit cards, retirement benefits, political parties, mortgages, and television. He only works when his cash runs out and his rule is simple: he'll help you find whatever was taken from you, as long as he can keep half....With an introduction by CARL HIAASENJOHN D. MACDONALD"....the great entertainer of our age, and a mesmerizing storyteller." --STEPHEN KING"....a master storyteller, a masterful suspense writer."--MARY HIGGINS CLARK"....a dominant influence on writers crafting the continuing series character."--SUE GRAFTON"....my favorite novelist of all time."--DEAN KOONTZ"...the consummate pro, a master storyteller and witty observer."--JONATHAN KELLERMAN"...remains one of my idols."--DONALD WESTLAKETHE TRAVIS McGEE SERIES"...one of the great sagas in American fiction."--ROBERT B. PARKER"...what a joy that these timeless and treasured novels are available again."--ED McBAIN
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780449223833 (0449223833)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages no: 310
Edition language: English
Series: Travis McGee (#1)
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IntheZone
IntheZone rated it
4.0 The Deep Blue Good-By
An enjoyable re-read of an old favorite. John D. MacDonald was one of my first excursions in following an author and I read everything I could get my hands on for awhile and though I have since moved on to other genres and favorites, he will always hold a place in my favorite authors. This one has m...
IntheZone
IntheZone rated it
4.0 The Deep Blue Good-By
An enjoyable re-read of an old favorite. John D. MacDonald was one of my first excursions in following an author and I read everything I could get my hands on for awhile and though I have since moved on to other genres and favorites, he will always hold a place in my favorite authors. This one has m...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
4.0 The Deep Blue Good-by
The book has blurbs on the back cover praising it from Stephen King, Higgins Clark, Koontz, Grafton, Kellerman, Parker, McBain--and I can understand why. This is very much in the hard-boiled detective style--first person with a protagonist who deals with shady characters, a mysterious past with hi...
Brick
Brick rated it
I read all of the Travis McGee stories when they were first published, and have only just now revisited the first of the series. I enjoyed them enormously back in the day, and as others have noted, I now find the language and attitude of Travis remarkably dated with regard to his assessment of all ...
D.G. ~Shameless Reader~
D.G. ~Shameless Reader~ rated it
3.5 Really rough ending
I purchased this audiobook only because it was narrated by Robert Petkoff, one of my favorite narrators. I knew absolutely nothing about this series but as I read mysteries too, I figured I should give it a shot.The Deep Blue Good-by is not a mystery per se, but more of an investigation in which Tra...
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