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The empty copper sea

by John D. Macdonald

  • 310 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Fort Lauderdale (Fla.),
  • Florida,
  • Fort Lauderdale
    • Subjects:
    • McGee, Travis (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
    • Private investigators -- Florida -- Fort Lauderdale -- Fiction,
    • Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn D. MacDonald.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.M14439 Em, PS3563.A28 Em
      The Physical Object
      Pagination239 p. ;
      Number of Pages239
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4729792M
      ISBN 100397012209
      LC Control Number78017868

      From a beloved master of crime fiction, The Empty Copper Sea is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat. Asking for help is something a proud man like Van Harder would never do. So when he shows up at the Busted Flush, Travis McGee knows that he must be the man's last resort. What Harder wants 4/5(6). The Empty Copper Sea () The Green Ripper () Free Fall in Crimson () Cinnamon Skin () The Lonely Silver Rain () In addition, the MacDonald novel The Last One Left carries the author's inscription, "I dedicate this novel to TRAVIS McGEE, who lent invaluable support and encouragement." With much of the action occurring in Created by: John D. MacDonald.

      "The professional's professional of suspense writers."THE NEW YORK TIMESVan Harder, once a hard drinker, has found religion. But that doesn't keep folks from saying he murdered his employer, Hub Lawless, whose body hasn't been found. To clear his name, and cear up the mystery, Van asks friend-in-nee. THE EMPTY COPPER SEA (aka "Travis McGee: The Empty Copper Sea") () Made-for-television film/pilot Based on The Empty Copper Sea by John D. MacDonald Screenplay by Sterling Silliphant Directed by Andrew V. McLaglin Starring Sam Elliot as TRAVIS McGEE.

      The Empty Copper Sea Janu tags: , English, Milk Carton, Paperback, Photo cover, Random House, The Empty Copper Sea, Travis McGee, USA. The Empty Copper Sea () is the seventeenth novel in the Travis McGee series by John D. Macdonald. In it, McGee looks into the apparent drowning of Hub Lawless in a boating accident. His $2 million insurance policy leads some to believe he has faked his : John D. Macdonald.


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The empty copper sea by John D. Macdonald Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Empty Copper Sea By John D. MacDonald I read this book sometime back in the ‘70’s when I first started spending my vacations in Florida. I got hooked on Travis McGee novels and read them The empty copper sea book.

I still have all the paperbacks stored away in my house somewhere. I got this Amazon Kindle book on a special deal and I’m really happy I did/5().

The Empty Copper Sea is a bit more sprawling, and more intricately plotted, than the previous two Travis McGee novels I've recently read in my page, five novel hardback edition. As was the case in The Dreadful Lemon Sky, Travis and his trusty sidekick Meyer again become involved in an assignment that requires them to leave their comfortable /5.

The Empty Copper Sea By John D. MacDonald I read this book sometime back in the ‘70’s when I first started spending my vacations in Florida. I got hooked on Travis McGee novels and read them all.

I still have all the paperbacks stored away in my house somewhere. I got this Amazon Kindle book on a special deal and I’m really happy I did/5().

In "The Empty Copper Sea," we find Travis once again setting sail to right the wrongs of the oppressed, the downtrodden, the underdog in this, the 17th of the series.

In this installment, we find the usual assortment of suspects, friends and other unique characters and it is up to Travis and friend Meyer to sort everything out.5/5(5).

About The Empty Copper Sea. From a beloved master of crime fiction, The Empty Copper Sea is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.

Asking for help is something a proud man like Van Harder would never do. So when he shows up at the Busted Flush, Travis McGee knows that he must be the man’s last resort. From a beloved master of crime fiction, The Empty Copper Sea is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.

Asking for help is something a proud man like Van Harder would never do. So when he shows up at the Busted Flush, Travis McGee knows that he must be the man’s last resort. What Harder /5(8). empty copper sea by John D.

MacDonald ‧ RELEASE DATE: Sept. 25, Author: John D. Macdonald. Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen. With Sam Elliott, Gene Evans, Barry Corbin, Richard Farnsworth.

Travis McGee is a world-weary private investigator trying to help boat skipper friend Van Harder salvage his reputation that sank when his boat ran aground, resulting in a death that might have been faked/10(4).

So, The Empty Copper Sea came after the biggest McGee break of all. There was a sense of crisis in this novel, and McGee malaise that was diagnosed by Meyer (economist side kick) and fixed by a woman (almost an inverse of McGee's usual sexual healing).

Editions for The Empty Copper Sea: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in ) Author: John D. MacDonald. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Empty Copper Sea Vol. 17 by John D. MacDonald (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at 5/5(2).

"The Empty Copper Sea" features intricate plotting and fine character development. To my way of thinking, "The Tan and Sandy Silence meanders a bit and Travis broods overmuch, but some folks count it as their favorite McGee.4/5(3). The Empty Copper Sea I found the story weak and confusing, as it was burdened by too many characters.

Also, I was expecting a tale of the sea and those who man the ships who sail upon it, but that was not to be the case. In fact, the setting and occupation of the characters could have been anywhere and anything.

This is my first book by this /5(73). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Empty Copper Sea by John D. Macdonald; 5 editions; First published in Empty Copper Sea | Open Library.

The Empty Copper Sea was turned into in a movie infeaturing Sam Elliott as Travis. By all accounts, it was a disaster, but I can understand why this was the book they chose. Although not the most brilliant mystery, it has a few unpredictable twists and turns and a TV-tidy ending.

The Empty Copper Sea () is the seventeenth novel in the Travis McGee series by John D. Macdonald. In it, McGee looks into the apparent drowning of Hub Lawless in a boating accident.

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Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Empty Copper Sea; John D. MacDonald's Travis McGee series is one of the best. Ever since the author introduced us to Travis back in in “The Deep Blue Good-by,” this “knight in tarnished.

Get this from a library! The empty copper sea. [John D MacDonald; Lee Child] -- When Hub Lawless falls overboard off the Florida coast, it's called drowning. But no one quite believes it. Not Travis McGee, whose boat is blamed for the mishap.

Not the insurance company, with whom. Read "The Empty Copper Sea A Travis McGee Novel" by John D. MacDonald available from Rakuten Kobo. "The professional's professional of suspense writers." THE NEW YORK TIMES Van Harder, once a hard drinker, has found rel /5(6).* The Empty Copper Sea () * The Green Ripper () * Free Fall in Crimson () * Cinnamon Skin () * The Lonely Silver Rain () Movie Adaptations.

So far Darker Than Amber and Travis McGee – adapted from The Empty Copper Sea have been made into movies.