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The Turquoise Lament: A Travis McGee Novel, Book 15 | [John D. MacDonald]

The Turquoise Lament: A Travis McGee Novel, Book 15

Now that Linda "Pidge" Lewellen is grown up, she tells Travis McGee, once her girlhood idol, that either she's going crazy or Howie, her affable ex-jock of a husband, is trying to kill her. McGee checks things out, and gives Pidge the all clear. But when Pidge and Howie sail away to kiss and make up, McGee has second thoughts. If only he can get to Pidge before he has time for any more thinking.
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Now that Linda "Pidge" Lewellen is grown up, she tells Travis McGee, once her girlhood idol, that either she's going crazy or Howie, her affable ex-jock of a husband, is trying to kill her. McGee checks things out, and gives Pidge the all clear. But when Pidge and Howie sail away to kiss and make up, McGee has second thoughts. If only he can get to Pidge before he has time for any more thinking.

©1973 John D. MacDonald (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

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    At least he didn't get shot this time! This one was tough on our hero. Very personal involvments and a lot of back-story. As usual the characters are all fullly fleshed out and the overall story was great. But I never thought I'd hear Travis singing the praises of a Pulsar LED digital watche!!! Perhaps the next one will mention what a stupid idea they were.....

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    Matthew 09-11-13
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    "Classic MacDonald"
    What made the experience of listening to The Turquoise Lament the most enjoyable?

    The narrator is spot on. Petkoff's ability to portray the characters in the stories makes the books even more enjoyable.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Travis, because he is Travis.


    What does Robert Petkoff bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Petkoff is now the voice in my head of McGee


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    NA


    Any additional comments?

    NA

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    Margeret Harris Washington, DC, US 11-23-12
    Margeret Harris Washington, DC, US 11-23-12 Member Since 2011
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    "Good TRavis McGee book"
    Would you listen to The Turquoise Lament again? Why?

    No, It was story oriented..


    What other book might you compare The Turquoise Lament to and why?

    Most MacDonalds seem similar.. very restful..


    What about Robert Petkoff’s performance did you like?

    He seems like he IS Travis


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    No


    Any additional comments?

    No

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