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MacDonald, John D. (John Dann) 1916-1986

Overview
Works: 881 works in 3,417 publications in 20 languages and 73,271 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Folklore  Legal films  Film remakes 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PS3563.A28, 813.54
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The lonely silver rain by John D MacDonald( Book )

39 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Someone is trying to kill Travis McGee, someone linked to southern Florida's drug traffickers--either Miami's old-time underworld or the new generation of Latino drug barons--and in order to save his own life, McGee must detonate a drug war
One more Sunday by John D MacDonald( Book )

35 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his wife disappears while doing an expose on the Eternal Church of the Believer, Roy Owens uncovers a multi-million dollar organization which hides the vices and human failings of the people -- particularly the Matthews family -- behind the church
Free fall in crimson by John D MacDonald( Book )

31 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hired to find the person who killed an ailing tycoon with his bare hands, Travis McGee must contend with the tycoon's disinherited artist son and his aging actress wife
The green ripper by John D MacDonald( Book )

38 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pleasures of life aboard the Busted Flush are interrupted by a murder that plunges Travis McGee into a nightmare where nothing is as it seems, including the Church of the Apocrypha which he must infiltrate to find the truth
Barrier Island by John D MacDonald( Book )

26 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An uncorrupted and brave real estate broker uncovers a multimillion-dollar land swindle in the fragile barrier islands off the Mississippi coast
The empty copper sea by John D MacDonald( Book )

35 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 2,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Hub Lawless falls overboard off the Florida coast, it's called drowning. But no one quite believes it. Not Travis McGee, whose boat is blamed for the mishap. Not the insurance company, with whom Lawless had a two million dollar policy. And not Hub's wife, Julie, whose ESP has convinced her that he is dead, but not from drowning. It's all a messy business -- and McGee is called upon to sort out all the contradictions and find the truth
The dreadful lemon sky by John D MacDonald( Book )

60 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travis McGee learns that he will have to earn the ten thousand dollars being paid him for hiding a small fortune aboard his houseboat, The Busted Flush
Cinnamon skin : the twentieth adventure of Travis McGee by John D MacDonald( Book )

18 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 1,785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travis McGee investigates when a small cruiser owned by his friend, Meyer the Economist, is blown to bits with Meyer's niece and her new husband on board
Condominium : a novel by John D MacDonald( Book )

28 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Condo residents' dreams of a luxurious life in the Florida Keys are shattered by an approaching hurricane and by Martin Liss, a greedy, indifferent developer who victimizes the residents with continuing price increases
Nightmare in pink by John D MacDonald( Book )

71 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 1,542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travis McGee's investigation of a New York City murder leads him to uncover a carefully protected fraud involving lawyers, accountants, a drug conspiracy, and a ruthless mastermind
The turquoise lament by John D MacDonald( Book )

33 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daughter of a man who saved McGee's life thinks her husband is trying to kill her, so McGee travels to Hawaii and, thinking it only a case of anxiety, reassures her. But by the time he returns to Florida, he starts to realize that he may have let her sail off into the deep blue with a cold-blooded killer
A purple place for dying by John D MacDonald( Book )

55 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Purple Place for Dying is the third book in John MacDonald's Travis McGee series, and McGee comes upon his most troubling case yet. McGee is brought to the Midwest by a big, brassy, bossy Blonde who needs help. Mona Yeoman suspects that her husband has pilfered her trust fund, and she wants a divorce. McGee's job is to find out what happened to the money. McGee doesn't particularly like Yeoman, but is tempted to take the case because he needs the money. But before he even has a chance to say yes, Mona is murdered right in front of his eyes, and this changes everything. What makes things even more mysterious is that her body disappears when the police are called to the scene of the crime
The scarlet ruse by John D MacDonald( Book )

33 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some rare stamps, a generously endowed woman, and a syndicate killer serve to distract McGee from his beloved houseboat
The deep blue good-by by John D MacDonald( Book )

58 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travis McGee is 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
A deadly shade of gold by John D MacDonald( Book )

59 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Aztec icon, solid gold, lures Travis McGee into mortal peril
One fearful yellow eye by John D MacDonald( Book )

44 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travis McGee arrives in Chicago to investigate the theft of thousands of dollars during Glory Doyle's husband's last painful year, and comes across a particularly sadistic blackmailer--Novelist
Pale gray for guilt by John D MacDonald( Book )

32 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Travis McGee mystery
The quick red fox by John D MacDonald( Book )

49 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She's the opposite of a damsel in distress: a famous movie star, very beautiful, very much in control of her life. She just made one little mistake and now she needs Travis McGee to set it right. The money is good and McGee's funds are in need of replenishing.But that's not the only reason he takes the case. There's the movie star's assistant, efficient and reserved, with a sadness underneath that makes McGee feel he'd brave any danger to help her
A tan and sandy silence by John D MacDonald( Book )

37 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private investigator Travis McGee outwaits and outwits a deranged killer as he searches for a missing wife on the remote Caribbean island of Granada, where he tangles with a baby-faced businessman with a lust for murder
Darker than amber; a Travis McGee story by John D MacDonald( Book )

50 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helping damsels in distress is nothing new for Travis McGee--it's basically how he spends his life. But this one was different right from the start. Tossed off a bridge with cement wired to her feet, dragged to safety by Travis and Meyer, she was a hot Eurasian beauty with a cold heart...ready to snare them in a murder racket to end all murders
 
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The lonely silver rain
Alternative Names
Farrel, John Wade 1916-1986

Farrell, John Wade.

Farrell, John Wade 1916-1986

John D. MacDonald Amerikaans korte verhalen schrijver (1916-1986)

John D. MacDonald amerikansk författare

John D. MacDonald amerikansk skribent

John D. MacDonald écrivain américain

John D. MacDonald Escritor estadounidense

John D. MacDonald scrittore statunitense

John D. MacDonald US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Mac Donald, John D.

Mac Donald John D. 1916-1986

Mac Donald, John Dann

MacDonald, John

Macdonald, John D.

Macdonald, John D. 1916-1986

MacDonald , John Dann

MacDonald, John Dann 1916-

MacDonald John Dann 1916-1986

Mak-Donalʹd, Dzhon D. 1916-1986

Mc Donald John D. 1916-1986

Mc Donald, John Dann

McDonald, John D.

McDonald John D. 1916-1986

McDonald, John Dann

O'Hara, Scott.

O'Hara, Scott 1916-1986

Reed, Peter.

Reed, Peter 1916-1986

Мак-Дональд, Джон Д., 1916-1986

Макдональд Д.Д. 1916-1986

Макдональд, Джон 1916-1986

Макдональд, Джон Данн американский писатель

ג'ון מקדונלד

맥도날드, 존 D. 1916-1986

맥도날드, 죤 D. 1916-1986

맥도널드, 존 1916-1986

맥도널드, 존 D. 1916-1986

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ジョン・D・マクドナルド

マクドナルド, ジョン・D

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Free fall in crimsonThe green ripperBarrier IslandThe empty copper seaThe dreadful lemon skyCinnamon skin : the twentieth adventure of Travis McGeeCondominium : a novelNightmare in pink