The Scarlet Ruse [signed]

By: John D. MacDonald

Price: $427.50

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


16mo 6" - 7" tall; John Dann MacDonald was an American writer of novels and short stories, known for his thrillers. A prolific author of crime and suspense novels, many of them set in his adopted home of Florida. His best-known works include the popular and critically acclaimed Travis McGee series, and his novel "The Executioners," which was adapted into the film "Cape Fear." In 1972, MacDonald was named a grandmaster of the Mystery Writers of America, and he won a 1980 U. S. National Book Award in the one-year category Mystery. Stephen King praised MacDonald as "the great entertainer of our age, and a mesmerizing storyteller." Kingsley Amis said, MacDonald "is by any standards a better writer than Saul Bellow, only MacDonald writes thrillers and Bellow is a human-heart chap, so guess who wears the top-grade laurels?" (Courtesy of Wikipedia) Perfect BindingPagination: 318 plus 2 pages of advertisementsWidth: 4.25" Height: 7". Light reading crease on spine. Author-signed first paperback edition of this title, the fourteenth Travis McGee novel. Inscription on title page reads "For ol' Sam / and ol' Ev / from ol' Trave / and ol' Dordo / and ol' John D." Provenance- MacDonald estate. ; Signed by Author

Title: The Scarlet Ruse [signed]

Author Name: John D. MacDonald

Categories: Mystery,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Greenwich, Connecticut, Fawcett Publications, Inc.: 1973

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 34730