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- DescriptionHired by Carl Hallman, the desperate-eyed junkie scion of an obscenely wealthy political dynasty, detective Lew Archer investigates the suspicious deaths of his parents, Senator Hallman and his wife Alicia. Arriving in the sleepy town of Purissima, Archer discovers that orange groves may be where the Hallmans made their mint, but they ve has been investing heavily in political intimidation and police brutality to shore up their rancid wealth. However, after years of dastardly double-crossing and low down dirty-dealing, the family seem to be on the receiving end of a karmic death-blow. With two dead already and ather consigned to the nuthouse, Archer races to crack the secret before ather Hallman lands on the slab.Murder, madness and greed grace The Doomsters, where a tony facade masks the rot and corruption within.
- Author BiographyRoss Macdonald's real name was Kenneth Millar. Born near San Francisco in 1915 and raised in Ontario, Millar returned to the U.S. as a young man and published his first novel in 1944. He served as the president of the Mystery Writers of America and was awarded their Grand Master Award as well as the Mystery Writers of Great Britain's Gold Dagger Award. He died in 1983.
- Author(s)Ross Macdonald
- PublisherRandom House USA Inc
- Date of Publication04/12/2007
- SubjectCrime, Thriller & Adventure
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPotter Style
- Weight200 g
- Width134 mm
- Height204 mm
- Spine16 mm
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