The Far Side of the Dollar

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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  - wildbill - LibraryThing

This is a very dark tale that spends more time than usual taking the reader on a tour of the nasty side of life. It is also on of Macdonald's best books. The story begins when Archer is hired to find ... Read full review

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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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About the author (2010)

James Charlton is the author or editor of more than three dozen books. He splits his time between New York City and Connecticut.

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