African American Mystery Writers: A Historical and Thematic

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MacDonald wrote 21 Travis McGee novels, but only one, Darker Than Amber (1970) was filmed. In the event, Wolfe solves the crime and apprehends the murderer without having to confront Zeck. He solves cases for his friend and chronicler, the nameless Fairfield County Attorney and a former university colleague, for the same reason that he plays chess with him— to prove his own intellectual superiority. • David Small, the rabbi of the Barnard’s Crossing Conservative Temple, is married to Miriam and is the father of Jonathan and Hepsibah.

Pages: 277

Publisher: McFarland (November 12, 2008)

ISBN: 0786433396

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