The Barbarous Coast
by Ross MacDonald


Overview - The beautiful, high-diving blonde had Hollywood dreams and stars in her eyes but now she seems to have disappeared without a trace. Hired by her hotheaded husband and her rummy "uncle," Lew Archer sniffs around Malibu and finds the stink of blackmail, blood-money, and murder on every pricey silk shirt.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The beautiful, high-diving blonde had Hollywood dreams and stars in her eyes but now she seems to have disappeared without a trace. Hired by her hotheaded husband and her rummy "uncle," Lew Archer sniffs around Malibu and finds the stink of blackmail, blood-money, and murder on every pricey silk shirt. Beset by dirty cops, a bumptious boxer turned silver screen pretty boy and a Hollywood mogul with a dark past, Archer discovers the secret of a grisly murder that just won't stay hidden.Lew Archer navigates through the watery, violent world of wealth and privilege, in this electrifying story of obsession gone mad.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780307279033
  • ISBN-10: 0307279030
  • Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
  • Publish Date: December 2007
  • Page Count: 247
  • Dimensions: 8.04 x 5.28 x 0.57 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.44 pounds

Series: Lew Archer #2

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