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The Barbarous Coast

Narrated by: Tom Parker
Series: Lew Archer, Book 6
Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
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In The Barbarous Coast, Lew Archer's pursuit of a girl who jackknifed too suddenly from high diving to high living leads him to an ex-fighter with an unexplained movie contract, a big-time gambler who died by his own knife, and finally to an answer he would rather not have known.
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©1956 Ross Macdonald (P)1996 Blackstone Audio Inc.

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"Tom Parker reads with great skill, shading primarily by accent rather than by tone or volume....This is an excellent presentation of an excellent crime novel." (AudioFile)

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Wonderful performance of a classic noir mystery. Spare writing with a great private eye, who has great psychological and social insight into the people he meets, which makes him a detective with a sympathetic morality. You will love it.