One Fearful Yellow Eye

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G.K. Hall, 1983 - Fiction - 367 pages
24 Reviews
"To diggers a thousand yeasrs from now...the works of John D. MacDonald would be a treasure on the order of the tomb of Tutankhamen."
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
How to you extort $600,000 from a dying man? Someone had done it very quietly and skilfully to the husband of Travis McGee's ex-girlfriend. McGee flies to Chicago to help untangle the mess and discovers that although Dr. Fortner Geis had led an exemplary life, there were those who'd take advantage of one "indiscretion" and bring down the whole family. McGee also discovers he likes a few members of the family far too much to let that happen....

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Review: One Fearful Yellow Eye (Travis McGee #8)

User Review  - Mackenzie Brown - Goodreads

A book I loved better the second time of reading. Bronzed beach bum McGee, turns up in snowy Chicago in December to help a widowed friend who tells him somebody has stolen her dead husband's fortune ... Read full review

Review: One Fearful Yellow Eye (Travis McGee #8)

User Review  - Rob - Goodreads

This is one of the best of the series, in my opinion. Great characters and plot. Fearsome. Read full review

About the author (1983)

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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