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The Deep Blue Goodbye

The Deep Blue Goodbye: A Travis McGee Novel, by John D. MacDonald

Regrettably few people read John D. MacDonald or his Travis McGee books. Given: they describe a different American era and can fall on the sexist side … though not as much as  433 more words

American Embassy Cairo | Aftermath of the Khamsin

Early November 1977

After I got off the windswept Chancery roof I wrapped my face in linen à la T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) 1,255 more words


John MacDonald and Travis McGee

I was first introduced to the writing of John MacDonald by Tim Ferris. In his interview with Mike Rowe, Rowe states that MacDonald “wrote the best pulp fiction” he’s ever read. 163 more words

The Deep Blue Good-By

The Deep Blue Good-By, by John Dann MacDonald

Travis McGee, #1

Published: 1964

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Steven Becker

I Have Always Depended on the Kindness of Books

Books have always made me happy. When I was a child, books were my solace and my refuge. I read and reread the Trixie Belden mysteries. 361 more words