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Shades of Travis McGee
John D. MacDonald
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Shades of Travis McGee

(Travis McGee #4, 9, 11)

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The three novels in this volume were published in separate hardcover editions in the trade by J. B. Lippincott Company, and are included in this special book club edition, Shades of Travis McGee, with their permission. The original publication and copyright information for each of the novels is as follows:

The Quick Red Fox, 1964
Pale Gray for Guilt, 1968
Dress Her in Indigo,
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Published by Nelson Doubleday, Inc.
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Jun 14, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Three books in one. Copyright 1964, 1968 and 1969. Three good reads by the Late John D. MacDonald. Travis McGee the model for all those who came after. Travis lives on a houseboat he won in a card game. He makes a living by finding lost things. Things people will pay a good sum to get back.
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Three novels in one volume: The Quick Red Fox, Pale Gray for Guilt, and Dress Her in Indigo. The second thru fourth Travis McGees I read. All entertaining and individually unmemorable. Picked up this omnibus collection in a used book store, I guess . . . a favorite pastime.
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John D. MacDonald was born in Sharon, Pa, and educated at the Universities of Pennsylvania, Syracuse and Harvard, where he took an MBA in 1939. During WW2, he rose to the rank of Colonel (, and while serving in the Army and in the Far East, sent a short story to his wife for sale, successfully. He served in the Office of Strategic Services (O.S.S.) in the China-Burma-India Theater of Operations. ...more

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Travis McGee (1 - 10 of 21 books)
  • The Deep Blue Good-By (Travis McGee, #1)
  • Nightmare in Pink (Travis McGee, #2)
  • A Purple Place for Dying (Travis McGee #3)
  • The Quick Red Fox (Travis McGee #4)
  • A Deadly Shade of Gold (Travis McGee #5)
  • Bright Orange for the Shroud (Travis McGee #6)
  • Darker Than Amber (Travis McGee #7)
  • One Fearful Yellow Eye (Travis McGee #8)
  • Pale Gray for Guilt (Travis McGee #9)
  • The Girl in the Plain Brown Wrapper (Travis McGee #10)

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