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The Dreadful Lemon Sky .

by John D. MacDonald

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New York, NY Random House Audio, 1988. Audio Cassette Two Audio Cassette Tapes in Like New condition, housed in black and clear plastic cases, also in excellent condition. These are housed in a colorful heavy cardstock slip case, Very Good+ condition, showing very little wear, but does have a crease near one corner and a short, closed tear at the outside edge of the rear panel. There must have been a rectangular styrofoam spacer between the cases in the box originally, which is no longer present. Overall, Very Good. Read by Darren McGavin. Travis McGee Mysteries Series. Language: English. Total Playing Time: 3 Hours. Size: 7 x 4.35 x 0.7 inches. Weight: 5.6 ounces. Audio Cassette.

John D. MacDonald was an American novelist and short-story writer. His works include the Travis McGee series and the novel The Executioners, which was adapted into the film Cape Fear . In 1962 MacDonald was named a Grand Master of the Mystery Writers of America; in 1980, he won a National Book Award. In print he delighted in smashing the bad guys, deflating the pompous, and exposing the venal. In life, he was a truly empathetic man; his friends, family, and colleagues found him to be loyal, generous, and practical. In business, he was fastidiously ethical. About being a writer, he once expressed with gleeful astonishment, “They pay me to do this! They don’t realize, I would pay them.” He spent the later part of his life in Florida with his wife and son. He died in 1986. From the Trade Paperback edition.




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