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Underground Man

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ISBN-10: 0679768084

ISBN-13: 9780679768081

Edition: N/A

Authors: Ross Macdonald, Ross MacDonald

List price: $15.00
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Description:

As a mysterious fire rages through an affluent community in Southern California, Lew Archer tracks a missing--and possibly kidnapped--child and uncovers and entire secret history of wayward parents, wounded offspring, and murder. Along with its merciless suspense, The Underground Man possesses a moral vision as complex as that of a classic Greek tragedy.
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/26/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Ross MacDonald, whose real name was Kenneth Millar, was born on December 13, 1915, in Los Gatos, California, to Canadian parents. He received an undergraduate degree from the University of Western Ontario and a master's degree and a doctoral degree from the University of Michigan. During World War II, he served as a communications officer on a United States Navy escort carrier. His first book, The Dark Tunnel, was published in 1944 under the name John MacDonald. He was best known for the Lew Archer Mystery series. Two of the books in the series, The Moving Target renamed Harper and The Drowning Pool, were adapted into movies starring Paul Newman. MacDonald died of Alzheimer's disease on…