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Macdonald, Ross 1915-1983

Overview
Works: 74 works in 139 publications in 10 languages and 280 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Bibliography  Noir fiction  Screenplays 
Roles: Author, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3525.I486, 813.52
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Most widely held works by Ross Macdonald
The moving target by Ross Macdonald( Book )

14 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Lew Archer investigates the kidnapping of Southern California millionaire Ralph Sampson, he is drawn from the canyon sanctuaries of the megarich to the casual violence of seedy jazz joints
The goodbye look by Ross Macdonald( Book )

20 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In his new novel, Macdonald's famous non-hero private eye Lew Archer -- embodiment of cool -- picks his way through the overheated and explosives mazes of a wealthy family's long-hidden secrets. A lost heirloom, a murder that breeds more murder, a boy's life poisoned by a money crime committed before he was born -- these are the elements of The Goodbye Look." --
The Wycherly woman by Ross Macdonald( Book )

12 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un hombre llamado Wycherly contrata al detective Lew Archer para que encuentre a su hija.Este comienza localizando a la madre que desaparece a su vez...y se inicia una espiral de muertes
The doomsters by Ross Macdonald( Book )

5 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hired by Carl Hallman, the desperate-eyed junkie scion of an abscenely wealthy
Šípková Růženka by Ross Macdonald( Book )

2 editions published between 1976 and 1980 in Czech and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detektiv Archer se při katastrofě unikající nafty do moře seznamuje s dcerou magnáta naftařské společnosti, jež katastrofu způsobila, a přes její podivné chování je vtahován do jejího rodinného prostředí a nakonec řešíněkolikvražd kolem této rodiny
Meet me at the morgue by Ross Macdonald( Book )

5 editions published between 1943 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The boy was kidnapped shortly before nine o'clock on a Saturday morning. The ransom letter was delivered by the mailman at nine-thirty. One of the kidnappers was dead before noon. These events were a challenge to Howard Cross, the head of the county probation department. For the man who drove away with the boy was on probation, and Cross believed in him. Spurred by this and his interest in the boy's mother, Cross goes into the Los Angeles underworld in search of the men and motives behind the crimes." --
Galton kasua by Ross Macdonald( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in Basque and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbarské pobřeží by Ross Macdonald( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in Czech and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El caso Galton ; La mirada del adiós ; El otro lado del dólar by Ross MacDonald( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trouver une victime by Ross Macdonald( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blue City by Ross Macdonald( Book )

4 editions published between 1974 and 1994 in English and Czech and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"John Weather came back from the war to find that during his absence his father -- one-time mayor of Blue City -- had been murdered. His stepmother is involved with some pretty unsavory characters. The police and local politicos are hardly above reproach, and all in all Weather has a rough time of it. But of course he wins through in the end." --
Setkání v márnici by Ross Macdonald( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in Czech and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spotkamy się w kostnicy by Ross MacDonald( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in Polish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La bella dorment by Ross MacDonald( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in Catalan and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kenneth Millar/Ross Macdonald : a checklist by Matthew Joseph Bruccoli( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El expediente Archer by Ross Macdonald( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Osudový nepřítel by Ross Macdonald( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in Czech and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De tre vägarna by Ross Macdonald( Book )

1 edition published in 1950 in Swedish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La sonrisa de marfil by Ross Macdonald( Book )

2 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nazywam się Archer by Ross MacDonald( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in Polish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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