The Far Side of the Dollar by Ross Macdonald audiobook

The Far Side of the Dollar

By Ross Macdonald
Read by Grover Gardner

Blackstone Publishing, Blackstone Publishing

The Lew Archer Series: Book 12

8.16 Hours Unabridged
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Has Tom Hillman run away from his exclusive reform school, or has he been kidnapped? Are his wealthy parents protecting him or their own guilty secrets? And why does every clue lead Lew Archer to an abandoned Hollywood hotel, where starlets and sailors once rubbed shoulders with tycoons and hustlers? The once-popular palace is now boarded up, but for Archer, it may hold the key to a missing teenager and a hot murder. Archer knows that a handful of dreamers and losers came together in the Barcelona twenty years ago, but some questions still remain unanswered: What kind of deal went down there? And why were a mixed up rich kid and a beautiful blonde the first to pay the price?

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Summary

Summary

Winner of the 1965 CWA Gold Dagger for Fiction

A 1966 Edgar Allan Poe Award Nominee for Best Novel

Has Tom Hillman run away from his exclusive reform school, or has he been kidnapped? Are his wealthy parents protecting him or their own guilty secrets? And why does every clue lead Lew Archer to an abandoned Hollywood hotel, where starlets and sailors once rubbed shoulders with tycoons and hustlers? The once-popular palace is now boarded up, but for Archer, it may hold the key to a missing teenager and a hot murder.

Archer knows that a handful of dreamers and losers came together in the Barcelona twenty years ago, but some questions still remain unanswered: What kind of deal went down there? And why were a mixed up rich kid and a beautiful blonde the first to pay the price?

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Without in the least abating my admiration for Dashiel Hammett and Raymond Chandler, I should like to venture the heretical suggestion that Ross Macdonald is a better novelist than either of them.” New York Times Book Review

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 8.16
Audience: Adult
Language: English