The Dreadful Lemon Sky

The Dreadful Lemon Sky

Book - 1975 1974
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It's almost four in the morning when McGee is jarred awake by a breathless ghost from his past. Carolyn Milligan desperately needs Travis to keep a package full of cash safe and sound. What's in it for him? Ten grand and no questions asked. She'll be back in a month. But two weeks later, Carrie dies in a roadside 'accident, ' leaving Travis with a fortune and a nagging conscience. Now he's obsessed with tracking down the mysterious truth about Carrie: what she was involved with, and why she had to die....
Publisher: Philadelphia : Lippincott, [1975] c1974.
ISBN: 9780397010745
0397010745
Branch Call Number: M MACD
Characteristics: 228 p. ; 22 cm.

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Jul 07, 2016

I've been a John D. MacDonald / Travis McGee fan since the 1970's.
I'm truly happy to see some of the books back in circulation at HPL, and hoping to see the rest of the Travis McGee series as well as the many other books written by John D. MacDonald. His writing style is spare, educated, wise and worldly. Always insightful.
Travis McGee lives in Florida on a house boat he won in a card game, doing "recovery" for people as the work comes along. Always interesting characters and situations.
Every book in the series is well worth the read.
And Travis loves Chet Baker. How can you go wrong.

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altybiz
Oct 31, 2015

Really enjoyed this writer. There were no hitches that made me as a reader stumble. So often in other books I can't tell who's speaking, or whom the writer is speaking about. MacDonald conveys this clearly without being obtrusive. Loved all the twists and turns with the characters. I'll be reading more of his work.

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Grrrrrr
Jun 10, 2015

why not get this title in a real book form?

dhankins22 Sep 08, 2013

after turg lament

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