The Far Side of the Dollar (Google eBook)

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Dec 29, 2010 - Fiction - 256 pages
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Has Tom Hillman run away from his exclusive reform school, or has he been kidnapped? Are his wealthy parents protecting him or their own guilty secrets? And why does every clue lead Lew Archer to an abandoned Hollywood hotel, where starlets and sailors once rubbed shoulders with grifters--and where the present clientele includes a brand-new corpse.


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User Review  - phillipfrey - LibraryThing

I read most of Ross MacDonald's books years ago and thought I would enjoy reading them again. I was right. This one is a PI Lew Archer book, as most of MacDonald's books are. Lew Archer is hired to ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tony - Goodreads

THE FAR SIDE OF THE DOLLAR. (1964). Ross Macdonald. ****. Our favorite private eye, Lew Archer, is hired by the principal of a private reform school to track down a run-away inmate. The escapee is Tom ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 17
Chapter 18
Chapter 19
Chapter 20
Chapter 21
Chapter 22
Chapter 23
Chapter 24

Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 25
Chapter 26
Chapter 27
Chapter 28
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About the author (2010)

Ross MacDonald's illustrations have appeared in many magazines, including the "New Yorker, Vanity Fair, Newsweek", and "Time". He is also the author and illustrator of several children's books, including "Another Perfect Day", which was a "Publishers Weekly" Best Book; "Achoo! Bang! Crash! The Noisy Alphabet", which was a "Publishers Weekly" Best Book and a "Nick Jr. Magazine" Best Book; and, most recently, "Bad Baby". Mr. MacDonald lives with his family in Connecticut. Visit his website at www.Ross-MacDonald.com.

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