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The Drowning Pool

The Drowning Pool

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by Ross Macdonald
     
 

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When a millionaire matriarch is found floating face-down in the family pool, the prime suspects are her good-for-nothing son and his seductive teenage daughter. In The Drowning Pool, Lew Archer takes this case in the L.A. suburbs and encounters a moral wasteland of corporate greed and family hatred--and sufficient motive for a dozen murders.


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When a millionaire matriarch is found floating face-down in the family pool, the prime suspects are her good-for-nothing son and his seductive teenage daughter. In The Drowning Pool, Lew Archer takes this case in the L.A. suburbs and encounters a moral wasteland of corporate greed and family hatred--and sufficient motive for a dozen murders.


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Published in 1965, 1963, and 1950, respectively, this trio feature Macdonald's hard-boiled private detective Lew Archer. The plots involve murder, deceit, blackmail, sex, and all those other goodies that make for great crime stories.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307759627
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/31/2011
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
165,864
File size:
2 MB

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