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The Dreadful Lemon Sky.

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The Dreadful Lemon Sky.

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
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About This Item

Philadelphia: Lippincott. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1974. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. First edition. Fine in near fine dust jacket. (1/4"-inch tear with trace of shelf-wear at base of rear panel. Orange hue on titles at spine mildly discolored. ) Travis McGee.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 228 pages .

Synopsis

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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Details

book dealer
Waverley Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
3115759
Title
The Dreadful Lemon Sky.
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Lippincott
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Date Published
1974

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