The Turquoise Lament

The Turquoise Lament

Book - 1973
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"One of the most enduring and unusual heroes in detective fiction." THE BALTIMORE SUN Now that Linda "Pidge" Lewellen is grown up, she tells Travis McGee, once her girlhood idol, that either she's going crazy or Howie, her affable ex-jock of a husband is trying to kill her. McGee checks things out, and gives Pidge the all clear. But when Pidge and Howie sail away to kiss and make up, McGee has second thoughts. If only he can get to Pidge before he has time for any more thinking....
Publisher: Philadelphia, Lippincott [1973]
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780397009879
0397009879
Branch Call Number: M/MACD
Characteristics: 287 p. 22 cm.

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lukasevansherman
Aug 06, 2014

Once you're read a few of John MacDonal's Travis MacGee novels (and there are lost), they start to run together a bit, but not in a bad way. You know what you're going to get and MacDonald always delivers a good story with some nice characterization, sharp dialogue, and casual sexism. You can tell the MacGee novels because they all have a color in the title. You might also like Charles Willeford's Hoke Mosley novels.

dhankins22 Sep 08, 2013

after scarlet ruse

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