The Quick Red Fox Book Summary and Study Guide

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Travis McGee is back in this exciting John D. MacDonald episode, “The Quick Red
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Fox.” This time, he is involved in helping a famed Hollywood star who is being
blackmailed. He looks at the photographs the blackmailer has sent him and he can see
why! Along his way, he must deal with alcoholism and lesbiansim, but in true McGee
fashion, this “knight in tarnished armor” rides in for the rescue! An exciting read!

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Plot & Themes

Tone of story    -   very upbeat How difficult to spot villain?    -   Challenging Time/era of story:    -   1960's-1970's What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   90% Special suspect?    -   chronically deranged person 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    -   California

Writing Style

Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references Unusual forms of death    -   run over Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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