John d macdonald book covers

John d macdonald covers a comprehensive database of john d. This book has been transferred to between the covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. A comprehensive database of john d macdonald book covers. His works include the travis mcgee series and the novel the executioners, which was adapted into the film cape fear.

John d macdonald wrote hundreds of short stories, so many that even he himself was not sure of the exact count. He was decades ahead of his time in warning of our destruction of the environment. John d macdonald, first edition abebooks passion for books. Please note that in addition to a bibliography of john d. Cover and pages show wear from consistent use, but the book remains in good condition and works perfectly. Macdonald and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Order of travis mcgee books travis mcgee is a creation of prolific american novelist john d. Good books, my books, bedtime reading, pulp fiction book, vintage book covers, thriller books, book signing, classic books, paperback books the travis mcgee. The marina provides the usual neighborhood of beloved and good friends, tolerated neighbors, working girls, charter fishermen, newcomers, characters, hangerson and visitors passing through.

The interior text pages reflect light age tanning and are complete. During ww2, he rose to the rank of colonel, and while serving in the army and in the far east, sent a. Macdonald books there are several pages wherein book covers and short descriptions are presented about the travis mcgee series and the nonmcgee novels of. See more ideas about pulp fiction book, pulp fiction, paperback book covers. All right, it was number 18 in the series, but being the callow youth at the time im still callow but no longer youthful i remember it had a great cover, showing a man in monk robes, with an uzi submachine gun slung over his shoulder. Most of these have been from macdonalds oft heralded travis mcgee series. Macdonald recent years have seen the rerelease of a vast number of novels by the great and currently underappreciated john d.

Macdonald travis mcgee series travis mcgee, complete. Although the novel is supposedly a disaster story of a hurricane striking a condominium, to me that is just an excuse for john d macdonald to do what he does best. Mcgee is not a cop or a private investigator, but rather a professional salvage consultant who finds other peoples property when he runs low on spare cash. The novel is set in a comfortable backwater marina beginning to be targeted by urban developers. Macdonald 1916 1986 was a prolific american writer of crime and suspense novels as well as short stories, many of them set in his adopted home of florida. For nine years the travis mcgee books featured top quality cover art. Ninth house by leigh bardugo ninth house is one of the best fantasy novels i ve read in years. Macdonald travis mcgee series travis mcgee, complete 21 volume. Book binding tight, pages clean, cover worn and bumped. Test your knowledge on this literature quiz to see how you do and compare your score to others. Travis mcgee is a fictional character, created by american mystery writer john d. Travis mcgee in a purple place for dying by john d. Sience fiction, robert mcginnis, pulp fiction book, pulp art, magazine covers, thriller, rock and roll, my books, mystery.

Macdonalds books were being marketed as pulp fiction. While attending the school of management at syracuse. This book is brilliant, funny, raw and utterly magnificent. His bestknown works include the popular and critically acclaimed travis mcgee seri.

And thats exactly what he does for twothirds of the book. Macdonald s career as a novelist begun in 1950 with the brass cupcake in 1950. Note that the following novels include book covers that are filed separately in the. John dann macdonald july 24, 1916 december 28, 1986 was an american writer of novels and short stories, known for his thrillers macdonald was a prolific author of crime and suspense novels, many of them set in his adopted home of florida. In 1980 he won the american book award for his hard cover mystery the green ripper. One of the most successful american novelists of his time, macdonald sold an estimated 70 million books in his career. Macdonald was born in sharon, pa, and educated at the universities of pennsylvania, syracuse and harvard, where he took an mba in 1939. Heavy wear to covers and pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. By the time of his passing, he had written nearly 100 books and short story collections. He attended the wharton school of the university of pennsylvania but dropped out to move to new york city, where he took menial to support himself. Can you name the john d macdonald book titles from the paperback cover. From there, he wrote several novels per year and quickly became a very prolific author. It was dorothy who was responsible for the publication of his first work, when she submitted a short story that he had sent home while on military service. This present book while complete, the covers show wear.

Macdonald, including the deep blue goodbye, and nightmare in pink. Macdonald is very highly regarded by his fellow authors, including dean koontz and stephen king. We acquired this book mainly because of the art, but also to see if the weird generalizations about various types of people we complained about in macdonald s travis mcgee novels was the character or the author. Macdonald books there are several pages wherein book covers and short descriptions are presented about the travis mcgee series and the nonmcgee novels of the 50s and 60s. We can live with that, though, and probably didnt notice it as much when the books were being published every 1218 months, lo so many years ago. I usually prefer to display paperback covers in order of publication, but these fawcett paperbacks mostly dont include the years of publication, only the year the book was. During the next forty years, mcdonald wrote hundreds more. Assortment of john d macdonald covers pulp international. Macdonald travis mcgee series travis mcgee, complete 21 volume set paperback 1964 3. He is best remembered for his travis mcgee series but wrote numerous books of crime, passion and psychological insight. Macdonald book i read was one in the travis mcgee series, the green ripper. If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author. Mcgee is neither a police officer nor a private investigator. The complete series list for a travis mcgee novel john d.

There are additional pages ofhopefullyitems of interest to fans. Macdonald travis mcgee series travis mcgee, complete 21 volume set on. Many of the original book covers showed the sandyhaired, strongjawed mcgee inset next to the larger image of a. To create a comprehensive collection of john d macdonald bookcovers in one place for the use of collectors, readers, or compulsive completists you know who you are. Please let me know of any additions or corrections. Rather than simply padding the original work, macdonald rewrote it and it became his first published novel the art for the cover shown above was painted by barye phillips. Macdonald, launched his writing career with a stroke of good luck. Macdonald 19161986 was an american author who was best known for crime and suspense novels, including the popular travis mcgee novels. In this collection i want to display all his titles and the different editions of each. John d macdonald was an american author of science fiction, fantasy, mystery and thriller books best known for his travis mcgee series. Macdonald travis mcgee series travis mcgee, complete 21 volume set. He was born in sharon, pennsylvania but later moved out to europe on his quest for adventure and photography. There are additional pages of items of interest to fans.

Macdonalds popular travis mcgee seriesall with colors in. Some of them were collected in the anthologies seven, end of the tiger and other stories, the good old stuff, more good old stuff, and other times, other worlds. Text is legible but may be soiled and have binding defects. Literature quiz john d macdonald paperback covers random literature or book quiz. Macdonald was born in pennsylvania and married dorothy prentiss in 1937, graduating from syracuse university the following year and receiving an mba from harvard in 1939. Macdonald covers, the mission statement of which is. In 1962 macdonald was named a grand master of the mystery writers of america. Macdonald was the archetypal paperback writer, and many of his books appear only in that form. His most eagerly collected books are the books in the travis mcgee series each of which had a color in the title, which generally appeared first as paperbacks, then usually in hardcover in the uk, and finally as american hardcovers. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at. The lurid cover with a dissolute woman, combined with a wanton description of the main character, hints at a lustfully rendered tale of infidelity. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Macdonald collection was donated to the university of florida. Buy the damned by john d macdonald online at alibris.

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