The beach girls

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Fawcett Gold Medal, 1959 - Fiction - 156 pages
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User Review  - Bozakakia - LibraryThing

My favorite of John D. MacDonald non-Travis McGee books. The novel is set in a comfortable backwater marina beginning to be targeted by urban developers. The marina provides the usual neighborhood of ... Read full review

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This is one of MacDonald's books where he lets several of the characters have their own chapters told in the first person, before finishing up with three third-person chapters. Since he is omniscient ... Read full review


ONE Captain Orbie Derr
THREE Captain Lew Burgoyne
FIVE Alice Stebbins

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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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