A Tan and Sandy Silence Book Summary and Study Guide

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Travis McGee is having the time of his life--he's doing nothing but enjoying the   
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life on board his “Busted Flush,” entertaining all his friends in his best care-freemanner!
That is, until long-ago acquaintance Harry Broil comes abroad, gun in hand, threatening
McGee within an inch of is life, accusing Travis of making off with his wife, Mary. Mary,
herself, was an old friend, one whom Travis prizes dearly. Now he has to find her. As
itwasn't likely for Mary to just run away, McGee knows that there is something serioulsy
wrong, and it takes all his talent to solve this mystery (of course, with the valuable help of
his friend Meyer!).

The review of this Book prepared by Bill Hobbs

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Plot & Themes

Tone of story    -   very upbeat How difficult to spot villain?    -   Somewhat obvious Time/era of story:    -   1960's-1970's What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   90% 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

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gorey descriptions deaths/dead bodies Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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