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One Fearful Yellow Eye

One Fearful Yellow Eye( )
Author: MacDonald, John D.
Series title:The Travis McGee Ser.
ISBN:978-0-449-22458-8
Publication Date:May 1997
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $12.95
Book Description:

"To diggers a thousand yeasrs from now...the works of John D. MacDonald would be a treasure on the order of the tomb of Tutankhamen." Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. How to you extort $600,000 from a dying man? Someone had done it very quietly and skilfully to the husband of Travis McGee's ex-girlfriend. McGee flies to Chicago to help untangle the mess and discovers that although Dr. Fortner Geis had led an exemplary life, there were those who'd take advantage of one...
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Southern
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Private Investigators
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Hard-Boiled
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):10.566 x 17.526 x 2.362 cm
Book Weight:0.17 Kilograms
Author Biography
MacDonald, John D. (Author)
John D. MacDonald was born in Sharon, Pennsylvania on July 24, 1916. He received a B.S. from Syracuse University in 1938 and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration in 1939. During World War II, he served in the Army.

His first novel, Brass Cupcake, was published in 1950. He wrote about 70 books during his lifetime including the Travis McGee series, Condominium, No Deadly Drug, Nothing Can Go Wrong, and A Friendship: The Letters of Dan Rowan and John Dann MacDonald. A Flash of Green was adapted into a movie by the same name and The Excuse was adapted into a movie entitled Cape Fear. He received numerous awards including the Ben Franklin Award for the best American short story in 1955, the Grand Prix de Litterature Policiere for A Key to the Suite in 1964, the Mystery Writers of America's Grand Master Award in 1972, the American Book Award for The Green Ripper in 1980.

He died from complications of an earlier heart bypass surgery on December 28, 1986 at the age of 70.

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