The girl in the plain brown wrapper

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Ballantine, 1982 - Fiction - 256 pages
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User Review  - datrappert - LibraryThing

In outing number 10 of the series, McGee is at his most annoying. At the request of a former lover, dying of cancer, he heads out to see if he can help her daughter, who has tried to commit suicide ... Read full review


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That salvage consultant McGee attempting to reclaim desperate characters once again after Helena, whom he once loved, dies of natural muses but asks him to try and save the life of a daughter who ... Read full review


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About the author (1982)

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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