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.
This report prepared by Bill Hobbs