Book #20958

The Lonely Silver Rain - 1st Edition/1st Printing

John D. MacDonald
The Lonely Silver Rain - 1st Edition/1st Printing. John D. MacDonald.

Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985.
ISBN: 0394538994

A bright, attractive first edition/first printing in Fine unread condition in alike dust-jacket, publisher's proof dust-jacket with blank flaps also included. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century as evidenced by her (small and unobtrusive) inventory number.

The Lonely Silver Rain is John D. MacDonald's final Travis McGee novel (#21). The disappearance of a lavishly appointed custom-built yacht...the brutal murder of a Peruvian debutante...the sloppy "accidental death" of a Florida real estate tycoon...These are the pieces of the puzzle that Travis McGee must fit together to save his own life ; Travis Mcgee Series.

Price: $49.00

Author Bio

John D. MacDonald

John D MacDonald (July 24, 1916- December 28, 1986) gained international acclaim as an author of short stories and crime and suspense novels. The native Floridian used his home state as a setting in many of his works. MacDonald is perhaps best known for his novel The Executioners, which inspired the film Cape Fear. His Travis McGee series also earned critical praise. MacDonald was awarded the American Book Award (later renamed the National Book Award) in 1980. Famed author Stephen King commended MacDonald as "the great entertainer of our age, and a mesmerizing storyteller."