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John D. MacDonald has a huge following of readers, especially of his Travis McGee series. In this well-researched biography, David Geherin fills us in on the literary career of MacDonald, going back to early days when he was a struggling writer. In this definitive--and quite readable--bio, the author takes time to discuss all of MacDonald's major works. To read MacDonald's opinions about his own writing--and especially about Travis McGee, makes the book worthwhile.
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Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   writer


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   8 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Southeast Century:    -   1980's-Present

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   in awe How much dialogue in bio?    -   little dialog How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?    -   51%-75% of book
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