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Yellow Bird (Charlie "Doc" Adams Mystery #7)

3.7 of 5 stars 3.70  ·  rating details  ·  33 ratings  ·  7 reviews
A Doc Adams Mystery.
Doc's old medical school chum and one-time drinking buddy, Jonathan Randolph, calls up one cold January night to invite Doc to pay him a visit on Cape Cod. Not long after the awkward reunion, Doc's presence is once again requested -- at an autopsy. A man has been found shot to death next door to where Doc and Jonathan met. Doc immediately recognizes the...more
Mass Market Paperback, 45 pages
Published July 20th 1992 by Fawcett (first published 1991)
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Jill Manske
Where to start in reviewing this disappointing book? I'd never read a book by Boyer before, and am very unlikely to pick up another one. The plot and dialog are right out of a "B" movie script. The conversations between characters are often stilted, with more formal language than normal people use (unless giving a speech). The plot and storyline are just plain ridiculous. I kept hoping the book would improve. But, no such luck. It's definitely not worth reading and certainly not worth purchasing...more
Marilyn Shapiro
Yellow Bird is being considered by critics as the Iraqui War's equivalent to All Quiet on the Western Front. Two young men become friends when both join the army and are shipped to Afghanistan. Brutal at times, but a very beautifully written story of what our servicemen are experiencing while in Iraq/Afghanistan and when they return home. One of New York Times' 10 Best for 2012.
This has to be my favorite -- probably because I got to read it before it was published. Darn it, Rick... get back to writing about Doc!
Read this book. So beautiful, brave and heartbreaking. Thank you Mr Boyer
Kim Gates
Gruesome reality of our boys during the Iraq War.
Ellie Contursi
Such a heartbreaking novel. A must read
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A pseudonym used by Richard L Boyer.

* Charlie "Doc" Adams Mystery

Edgar Award
◊ Best Novel (1983): Billingsgate Shoal
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