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The Wycherly Woman
     

The Wycherly Woman

by Ross Macdonald
 

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Phoebe Wycherly was missing two months before her wealthy father hired Archer to find her. But before he could locate the Wycherly girl, Archer had to reckon with the Wycherly woman, Phoebe's eerily unmaternal mother.

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Phoebe Wycherly was missing two months before her wealthy father hired Archer to find her. But before he could locate the Wycherly girl, Archer had to reckon with the Wycherly woman, Phoebe's eerily unmaternal mother.

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Published in 1949, 1961, and 1962, respectively, these three titles find gumshoe Lew Archer up to his neck in murder, kidnapping, and blackmail just another day at the office. This is hard-boiled detective writing at the top of its form.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781433278617
Publisher:
Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publication date:
05/01/2012
Edition description:
Unabridged
Pages:
7
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 5.80(h) x 0.60(d)

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Robert B. Parker
It was not just that Ross MacDonald taught us how to write; he did something much more, he taught us how to read, and how to think about life, and maybe in some small but mattering way, how to live.
—(Robert B. Parker)

Meet the Author

Ross Macdonald (1915-1983), the pseudonym of writer Kenneth Millar, was the author of the popular Lew Archer mystery series. Often mentioned in the same breath as Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, Macdonald’s hard-boiled detective novels set in Southern California are considered classic works of the genre. Two of his novels were adapted into movies, both starring Paul Newman. Some of his top titles include Black Money, The Underground Man, and The Chill.

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