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Purple Place Dying

John D. Macdonald

Purple Place Dying

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Published by Fawcett .
Written in English


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SeriesTravis McGee (2)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7564049M
ISBN 100449133443
ISBN 109780449133446


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From a beloved master of crime fiction, A Purple Place for Dying is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat. Travis McGee’s taking his retirement in installments while he’s still young enough to enjoy it.

But sooner or later, his money runs out and he has to work/5(). Along with his first two novels The Deep Blue Good-By () and Nightmare in Pink (), A Purple Place in Dying was also published in Actually, all three of his first books were published in a 3-month period.4/5.

A Purple Place for Dying is one of the more twisted Travis McGee novels. The third in the series, it’s one of the landlocked adventures in the early books.

The novel is also one of the most surprising with the shocking murder taking place in the opening pages/5(). A Purple Place for Dying. A Travis McGee Novel. From a beloved master of crime fiction, A Purple Place for Dying is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.

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After the discomfort of New York in Nightmare for Pink, Travis has left the big city for the small town. Forgotten Books: A Purple Place For Dying Of all the Travis McGee novels, this strikes me as the one that would have been right at home in Black Mask magazine in its prime.

This is McGee just before he goes all Iconic Hero on us. Here he's a little grittier, a little humbler and a lot angrier for a good sound reason--the buxom blonde rich woman. A Purple Place of Dying is the second novel by John D. MacDonald featuring Travis McGee. McGee has been summoned to the country by Mona Yeoman to try and force a divorce and financial settlement from her tycoon husband.

McGee is not inclined to go for it but before the meeting ends, Yeoman takes a bullet to the spine and falls to the ground dead.5/5(5). Editions for A Purple Place for Dying: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in 2. Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) From a beloved master of crime fiction, "A Purple Place for Dying" is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.

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But sooner or later, his money runs out and he has to work.4/5(K). From a beloved master of crime fiction, A Purple Place for Dying is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.

Travis McGee’s taking his retirement in installments while he’s still young enough to enjoy it. But sooner or later, his money runs out and he has to work. Here's that man again, that proof man in his third appearance—it came out in paper.

Aficionados—and the census would have trouble taking a count—will notice the difference: the writing is tighter;there are those existential insights dropped like incontestable truths ("Remorse is the ultimate in self-abuse"). However characters disappear for good before they barely cross Author: John D.

Macdonald. A Purple Place for Dying hits the ground running with a great first chapter where McGee is highly dubious of Mona Yeoman's sincerity and intent. John D. MacDonald's idea of having the client die on Chapter 1 also looked terrific on paper, but it doesn't quite pan out like your would expect.

In the third Travis McGee novel A Purple Place for Dying, McGee travels to an un-named state in the Southwest (likely New Mexico) to meet with the young wife of a local good ol' boy who has numerous business interests and holds all sorts of sway in the county.

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