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Deadly Shade of Gold

John D. Macdonald

Deadly Shade of Gold

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Published by Fawcett .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesTravis McGee (5)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7563443M
ISBN 100449125440
ISBN 109780449125441


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"A Deadly Shade of Gold" is my first John D. MacDonald, and it won't be my last. I love the tough-as-nails-and-oh-so-smart Travis McGee. I love MacDonald's funny philosophical rants about society and the environment. And I love the 60's flavor of this book.

I can't believe a movie hasn't been made of this yet, because it certainly is a visual tale/5(5). John D MacDonald - Travis McGee 05 - A Deadly Shade of Gold One A SMEAR of fresh blood has a metallic smell.

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All of the Travis McGee series are comparable, but there was something even a bit more. A Deadly shade of Gold MacDonald must have been payed by the word for this one.

Tedious, wordy, complex. Would have been twice as good with only half the words/5(93). L'homme ultimate sensuel, McGee (this is a reissue) decides to exact reparations for the death of his friend Sam, brutally killed at the moment of his reconciliation with his girl, Nora — leaving behind him the evidence of one of those priceless pre-Columbian gold statuettes.

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"A Deadly Shade of Gold" is the fifth installment of this amazing series and it is a terrific thriller of a novel from cover to cover. At over four hundred pages, it is one of the longer McGee novels, but well worth the time it takes to read/5(12).

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Especially when he has the chance to reunite Sam Taggart, a reckless, restless man like himself, with. A Deadly Shade of Gold was my first John MacDonald novel. It was written in the mid - 's, and read like it.

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A Deadly Shade of Gold is a savant mix of everything Travis McGee is good at, including falling in love with mysterious woman, and that's why it's perhaps the best novel in the series since the original, The Deep Blue Good-By. It's a class in sophisticated summer.

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