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John D. MacDonald (1916–1986)

Auteur de The Deep Blue Good-by

254+ oeuvres 28,827 utilisateurs 587 critiques 85 Favoris

A propos de l'auteur

John D. MacDonald was born in Sharon, Pennsylvania on July 24, 1916. He received a B.S. from Syracuse University in 1938 and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration in 1939. During World War II, he served in the Army. His first novel, Brass Cupcake, was published in afficher plus 1950. He wrote about 70 books during his lifetime including the Travis McGee series, Condominium, No Deadly Drug, Nothing Can Go Wrong, and A Friendship: The Letters of Dan Rowan and John Dann MacDonald. A Flash of Green was adapted into a movie by the same name and The Excuse was adapted into a movie entitled Cape Fear. He received numerous awards including the Ben Franklin Award for the best American short story in 1955, the Grand Prix de Litterature Policiere for A Key to the Suite in 1964, the Mystery Writers of America's Grand Master Award in 1972, the American Book Award for The Green Ripper in 1980. He died from complications of an earlier heart bypass surgery on December 28, 1986 at the age of 70. (Bowker Author Biography) afficher moins
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Œuvres de John D. MacDonald

The Deep Blue Good-by (1964) 1,870 exemplaires
Nightmare in Pink (1964) 1,151 exemplaires
The Lonely Silver Rain (1985) 1,091 exemplaires
A Purple Place for Dying (1964) 1,002 exemplaires
The Quick Red Fox (1964) 960 exemplaires
The Green Ripper (1979) 959 exemplaires
A Deadly Shade of Gold (1965) 924 exemplaires
Cinnamon Skin (1982) 917 exemplaires
Bright Orange for the Shroud (1965) 893 exemplaires
Free Fall in Crimson (1981) 892 exemplaires
Pale Gray For Guilt (1968) 890 exemplaires
The Girl in the Plain Brown Wrapper (1969) 882 exemplaires
The Dreadful Lemon Sky (1974) 880 exemplaires
The Empty Copper Sea (1978) 865 exemplaires
Darker Than Amber (1966) 852 exemplaires
One Fearful Yellow Eye (1966) 819 exemplaires
The Long Lavender Look (1970) 811 exemplaires
Dress Her in Indigo (1969) 805 exemplaires
The Turquoise Lament (1973) 765 exemplaires
The Scarlet Ruse (1973) 753 exemplaires
A Tan and Sandy Silence (1971) 750 exemplaires
Les nerfs a vif (1957) 646 exemplaires
Condominium (1602) 404 exemplaires
Barrier Island (1986) 362 exemplaires
One More Sunday (1900) 361 exemplaires
Wine of the Dreamers (1951) — Auteur — 278 exemplaires
A Flash of Green (1962) 232 exemplaires
Le bal du cosmos (1952) — Auteur — 229 exemplaires
Une valda pour cendrillon (1955) 207 exemplaires
The Brass Cupcake (1950) 202 exemplaires
Slam the Big Door (1960) 199 exemplaires
The Last One Left (1967) 199 exemplaires
The Good Old Stuff (1982) 192 exemplaires
Death Trap (1956) 158 exemplaires
More Good Old Stuff (1984) 152 exemplaires
Murder in the Wind (1602) 151 exemplaires
End of the Night (1960) 147 exemplaires
Dead Low Tide (1953) 142 exemplaires
Please Write for Details (1959) 140 exemplaires
The Neon Jungle (1953) 132 exemplaires
A Key to the Suite (1962) 131 exemplaires
LE BOUILLON RÉDEMPTEUR (1963) 128 exemplaires
Area of Suspicion (1954) 127 exemplaires
All These Condemned (1839) 124 exemplaires
Time and Tomorrow (1979) 123 exemplaires
The Damned (1952) 122 exemplaires
The Beach Girls (1959) 121 exemplaires
The Price of Murder (1957) 119 exemplaires
Deadly Welcome (1959) 117 exemplaires
The Empty Trap (1957) 114 exemplaires
You Live Once (1956) 114 exemplaires
Reading for Survival (1781) 114 exemplaires
Contrary Pleasure (1954) 112 exemplaires
The Crossroads (1649) 112 exemplaires
Soft Touch (1777) 111 exemplaires
April Evil (1956) 108 exemplaires
One Monday We Killed Them All (1961) 106 exemplaires
The Only Girl in the Game (1960) 104 exemplaires
Dans les plumes (Judge Me Not) (1951) 103 exemplaires
A Man of Affairs (1957) 102 exemplaires
Where is Janice Gantry? (1961) 99 exemplaires
Murder for the Bride (1951) 98 exemplaires
Other Times, Other Worlds (1978) 93 exemplaires
Cry Hard, Cry Fast (1955) 93 exemplaires
Border Town Girl (1956) 88 exemplaires
Clemmie (1958) 88 exemplaires
On the Run (1963) 88 exemplaires
S*E*V*E*N (1971) 83 exemplaires
The Deceivers (1958) 82 exemplaires
Cancel All Our Vows (1953) 81 exemplaires
Shades of Travis McGee (1969) 66 exemplaires
End of the Tiger and Other Stories (1958) 63 exemplaires
No Deadly Drug (1968) 54 exemplaires
The House Guests (1965) 45 exemplaires
Murder Most Merry (2002) 30 exemplaires
Weep for Me (1951) 24 exemplaires
Nothing Can Go Wrong (1981) 20 exemplaires
Strange Tomorrows (1972) 15 exemplaires
The Robot and the Man 15 exemplaires
I Could Go On Singing (1963) 15 exemplaires
Two (1983) 11 exemplaires
The Lethal Sex (1959) — Directeur de publication — 11 exemplaires
Six of the Best Short Novels by Masters of Mystery (1989) — Contributeur — 9 exemplaires
Death Quotient and Other Stories (2010) 5 exemplaires
Common Denominator [short story] (2016) 5 exemplaires
Escape to Chaos [novella] (1951) 5 exemplaires
Flaw 4 exemplaires
Spectator Sport 4 exemplaires
Final Mission (1950) 3 exemplaires
Trojan Horse Laugh (1949) 3 exemplaires
In a Small Motel (2017) 3 exemplaires
ASSASSINIO NEL VENTO (2022) 3 exemplaires
Murder Run-Around (2017) 2 exemplaires
Linda 2 exemplaires
Playboys Short Shorts 1 (1970) 2 exemplaires
Thriller: fünf ungekürzte Romane (1985) — Contributeur — 2 exemplaires
Game for Blondes 2 exemplaires
The big contest 2 exemplaires
College-cut Kill 2 exemplaires
Hangover (short story) 2 exemplaires
Vanguard of the Lost (2013) 2 exemplaires
The Empty trap 1 exemplaire
Winer of the Dreamers 1 exemplaire
Night Watch 1 exemplaire
Damned 1 exemplaire
Le temps des noyeurs 1 exemplaire
El Fin de la noche (1990) 1 exemplaire
Los malditos 1 exemplaire
Todos esos condenados 1 exemplaire
Turquiose Lament 1 exemplaire
A Scarlet Ruse 1 exemplaire
The Empty Trap 1 exemplaire
Judge Me Not 1 exemplaire
Slam the big door 1 exemplaire
Cancel All Our Vows 1 exemplaire
Soft Touch 1 exemplaire
Seven 1 exemplaire
Le bouillon rédempteur (1964) 1 exemplaire
Hurricane [G643] 1 exemplaire
Crime of Omission 1 exemplaire
La foire d'empoigne (1951) 1 exemplaire
The Annex and Other Stories (1987) 1 exemplaire
Fatal Accident 1 exemplaire
Strip-Tilt (1964) 1 exemplaire
L'Héritage de la haine (1989) 1 exemplaire
Triangle 1 exemplaire
Looie Follows Me 1 exemplaire
Heritage of Hate 1 exemplaire
The Big Blue 1 exemplaire
Nor Iron Bars 1 exemplaire
Mystery Scene Reader 1 exemplaire
Hit and Run 1 exemplaire
Coppolino Revisited 1 exemplaire
Cosmetics 1 exemplaire
The Miniature 1 exemplaire
Half-Past Eternity 1 exemplaire
The Bear Trap 1 exemplaire
Amphiskios 1 exemplaire
Betrayed 1 exemplaire
End of the Tiger 1 exemplaire
Long Shot 1 exemplaire
They Let Me Live 1 exemplaire
Dead on the Pin 1 exemplaire
One Feaful Yellow Eye 1 exemplaire
Murder For Hire 1 exemplaire
Kvinnojägaren 1 exemplaire
Lik i lasten 1 exemplaire
På djupt vatten 1 exemplaire
Murder in Mind 1 exemplaire
Miranda 1 exemplaire
The Straw Witch 1 exemplaire
Woodchuck 1 exemplaire
Afternoon of the Hero 1 exemplaire
Blurred View 1 exemplaire
A Romantic Courtesy 1 exemplaire
The Fast Loose Money 1 exemplaire
Quarrel 1 exemplaire
Noose for a Tigress 1 exemplaire
The Willow Pool 1 exemplaire
Double Hannenframmis 1 exemplaire
Dear Old Friend 1 exemplaire

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I have had four color-themed Travis McGee books sitting on my shelves for years—all old paperbacks acquired from disparate used book locations. John D. MacDonald has long had the reputation as a template for generations of mystery writers—his fans famously including Stephen King & Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.. So, 60 years after it’s publication and my birth, I finally delved into my first Travis McGee novel. And I liked it. Lean and fast with sharply drawn characters and a satisfying mystery, MacDonald’s often beautiful descriptions pepper the prose—leaving an almost cinematic impression after reading. Famously a denizen of Florida, this story has McGee out of his element in the southwest—unfortunate for my first choice to read. Curious if I will appreciate this more or less after reading about him on his own turf. As with my own hands, the book has some age spots—the writing reflects the stereotypes of its era but that is ingrained in any work—you have to create space for that. I will be reading more.… (plus d'informations)
 
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Statistiques

Œuvres
254
Aussi par
116
Membres
28,827
Popularité
#697
Évaluation
3.8
Critiques
587
ISBN
1,126
Langues
18
Favoris
85

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