Reading for Survival

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Library of Congress, 1987 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 26 pages
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User Review  - John - Goodreads

Actually a short essay MacDonald wrote in 1985 for the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, this is a dialog between MacDonald's great characters McGee and Meyer on the importance of ... Read full review

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User Review  - John Olsthoorn - Goodreads

I love John D's Travis McGee series. It kept me interested in reading, and now I reread those well worn books. So it was a real gem to read this book because of how he uses the conversation between ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
9
Section 3
15
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About the author (1987)

John D. MacDonald was born in Sharon, Pennsylvania in 1916. He attended Syracuse University for his B. S degree, then went on to Harvard University for his M. B. A. After serving during World War II, MacDonald published "Brass Cupcake," his first novel. By the time he had written over 40 novels, MacDonald had received the Ben Franklin Award, the Mystery Writers of America's Grandmaster Award, and the American Book Award. John D. MacDonald died in 1986 at St. Mary's Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, from complications of an earlier heart bypass operation.

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