The beach girls

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Fawcett Gold Medal, 1959 - Fiction - 156 pages
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Review: The Beach Girls

User Review  - Terry Jarrett - Goodreads

This was not a Travis McGee novel but an interesting read nonetheless. First several chapters have an interesting writing style, all in the first person- all different characters. Read full review

Review: The Beach Girls

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This was an entertaining mystery despite the choice of title. You have to remember it was written in the late fifties when Bobby Darren, Connie Francis and Elvis were romping on the radio waves. John ... Read full review


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About the author (1959)

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.

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