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A deadly shade of gold

John D. Macdonald

A deadly shade of gold

by John D. Macdonald

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Published by Ballantine in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJohn D. MacDonald.
SeriesThe Travis McGee series
The Physical Object
Pagination287 p. ;
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18140706M
ISBN 100449127702
OCLC/WorldCa12248424

A Deadly Shade of Gold MacDonald John D. Year: Language: english. ISBN File: EPUB, MB. Send-to-Kindle or Email. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your. A Deadly Shade of Gold () is the fifth novel in the Travis McGee series by John D. MacDonald. The plot revolves around a solid gold Aztec statute, and takes McGee from his .

A Deadly Shade of Gold was my first John MacDonald novel. It was written in the mid - 's, and read like it. The dialogue, metaphors and characters were terribly dated - think Sam Spade meets Jimmy Buffet in Ft Lauderdale and you've got the picture: the chauvinism, the Hemingwayesque machismo, the budding "youth culture" and of course the tropical south Florida sunshine/5(). "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).

A Deadly Shade of Gold (Book): MacDonald, John D.: John D. MacDonald was the great entertainer of our age, and a mesmerizing storytellerStephen King With an Introduction by Lee Child When Travis McGee picks up the phone and hears a voice from his past, he can't help it: He has to meddle. Especially when he has the chance to reunite Sam Taggart, a reckless, restless man like himself, with. Buy Deadly Shade of Gold by John D MacDonald online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 12 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(1).


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John D. McDonald's Travis MacGee series is the best of the best and Deadly Shade of Gold is no exception. The time period is dated and the reader just has to let the mind wander back before DNA, cell phone and state of the art criminal data base/5().

"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.

A Deadly Shade of Gold: A Travis McGee Novel - Kindle edition by MacDonald, John D., Child, Lee. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A Deadly Shade of Gold: A Travis McGee Novel/5(). "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).

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FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due /5(7). What other book might you compare A Deadly Shade of Gold to and why. All of the Travis McGee series are comparable, but there was something even a bit more. John D MacDonald - Travis McGee 05 - A Deadly Shade of Gold One A SMEAR of fresh blood has a metallic smell.

It smells like freshly sheared copper. It is a clean and impersonal smell, quite astonishing the first time you smell it. It changes quickly, to a fetid, fudgier smell, as the cells die and thicken.4/5(32).

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). “A Deadly Shade of Gold” at pages is long for a Travis McGee novel, but moves swiftly. MacDonald takes great care in setting up his locales, which makes for lovely reading.

Though Sam exits early, he is with us throughout the book, and gradually an entirely different Sam emerges posthumously. 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.

The search for others in a collection belonging to a Cuban, now immobile and incommunicado in a wheelchair Author: John D. Macdonald. Editions for A Deadly Shade of Gold: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in Author: John D.

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About A Deadly Shade of Gold “John D. MacDonald was the great entertainer of our age, and a mesmerizing storyteller.”—Stephen King With an Introduction by Lee Child When Travis McGee picks up the phone and hears a voice from his past, he can’t help it: He has to meddle.

Get this from a library. A deadly shade of gold. [John D MacDonald] -- "When Travis McGee picks up the phone and hears a voice from his past, he can't help it: He has to meddle. Especially when he has the chance to reunite Sam Taggart, a reckless, restless man like. Here, it’s almost a third of the book.

Which brings up the question if it even is a denouement or just the last third of a longer work. Not sure. Likely the latter. Still, the story kind of dragged on and on. All of this is to say that A DEADLY SHADE OF GOLD is my least favorite book. A Deadly Shade of Gold Travis McGee Series, Book 5 Praise for A Deadly Shade of Gold "Travis McGee is the last of the great knights-errant: honorable, sensual, skillful, and tough.

I can't think of anyone who has replaced him. I can't think of anyone who would dare.". Read "A Deadly Shade of Gold A Travis McGee Novel" by John D. MacDonald available from Rakuten Kobo. **“John D. MacDonald was the great entertainer of our age, and a mesmerizing storyteller.”—Stephen King With an Introduc /5(12).

A Deadly Shade of Gold: A Travis McGee Novel - Ebook written by John D. MacDonald. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read /5(12).

A Deadly Shade of Gold has actually been the one that impressed me th Read again on 7/8/ I've started going back through the Travis McGee books off and on in-order since last winter. I still enjoyed the first few, and was amazed at how McGee's cynical '60s /5(30).

A Deadly Shade of Gold (Travis McGee Mysteries) by MacDonald, John D. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at But all he has to go on are a gold Aztec idol and a very angry ex-girlfriend.

Is that enough to find his friend's killer? And when the truth is as terrifying as this, does he really want answers after all?

Praise for A Deadly Shade of Gold "Travis McGee is the last of the. A Deadly Shade of Gold by John D. MacDonald in FB3, RTF, TXT download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader! All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%().