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

Overview
Works: 853 works in 3,053 publications in 20 languages and 58,152 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Folklore  Bibliography  Political fiction  Legal stories  Suspense fiction  Anecdotes  Biography  Photographs 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PS3563.A28, 813.54
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The lonely silver rain by John D MacDonald( Book )

30 editions published between 1985 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
Cinnamon skin : the twentieth adventure of Travis McGee by John D MacDonald( Book )

46 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,591 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
Barrier Island by John D MacDonald( Book )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,253 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
Condominium : a novel by John D MacDonald( Book )

28 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,782 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 1,517 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 )

48 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,496 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 )

32 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some rare stamps, a generously endowed woman, and a syndicate killer serve to distract McGee from his beloved houseboat
A deadly shade of gold by John D MacDonald( Book )

58 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Aztec icon, solid gold, lures Travis McGee into mortal peril
The deep blue good-by by John D MacDonald( Book )

45 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He'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
One fearful yellow eye by John D MacDonald( Book )

43 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,334 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 1,309 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 1,278 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 1,267 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
More good old stuff by John D MacDonald( Book )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen of John D. MacDonald's best early stories
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 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

McGee rescues a girl who was thrown off a Florida bridge
Slam the big door by John D MacDonald( Book )

20 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in English and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published as a paperback original in 1960, this is MacDonald's favorite among his own novels, available for the first time in a quality hardcover edition
Bright orange for the shroud by John D MacDonald( Book )

46 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old friend, conned out of his life savings by his ex-wife, has tracked Travis down and is desperate for help. To get the money back and earn his usual fee, McGee will have to penetrate the Everglades--and the mind of a violently twisted grifter
The executioners by John D MacDonald( Book )

69 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Bowden's teenage daughter becomes the target of Max Cady's obsessive scheme to destroy the man who sent him to prison for rape
The girl in the plain brown wrapper by John D MacDonald( Book )

49 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

McGee promised a special lady he would try to keep her daughter from committing suicide. He finds her in a strange state of mental deter- ioration. She is getting best medical attention and has a loving husband. Someone searches his room & a mickey was tried-whats wrong?
 
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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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Cinnamon skin : the twentieth adventure of Travis McGeeBarrier IslandCondominium : a novelNightmare in pinkThe turquoise lamentA purple place for dyingThe scarlet ruseA deadly shade of gold