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The drug business is big time! And Travis McGee comes face to face with this evil
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in “Dress Her in Indigo.” Bix Bowie, a lovely young woman, has become hopelessly
involved with her addiction and Travis takes on the responsibility of investigating. He tries
to follow her trail--which means across the Mexican border and dealing with a world of
social dropouts, rejects, and dope peddlers. On his way, he thinks he has the culprit, but
Rocko, one mean dude, is found flayed from the waist down. This throws an obstacle in
Travis' hunt, as now he has to look elsewhere--and to bigger circles. Ultimately, he
succeeds, but not before some of the biggest challenges of his life!

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Plot & Themes

Tone of story    -   very upbeat How difficult to spot villain?    -   Difficult, but some clues given Time/era of story:    -   1960's-1970's What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   nearly 100% Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   private investigator Age:    -   20's-30's


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Southeast The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Mexico

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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