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The moving target

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Published by A. A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John Macdonald [pseud.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.M59943 Mo, PS3525.I486 Mo
The Physical Object
Pagination245 p.
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6045262M
LC Control Number49003023
OCLC/WorldCa2023344


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In his debut novel, Archer is hired by the young, second wife of Ralph Sampson, a wealthy oilman, to find her husband. Cassell & Company (UK), When The Moving Target finally reached hardback publication in Great Britain, the name of Millar’s protagonist was “inexplicably changed to Lew Arless,” recalls editor Kevin Avery in his gorgeous book, It’s All One Case: The Illustrated Ross Macdonald familiar was the dust jacket imagery, by English paperback painter John Pollack, who Author: J.

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Eighth-grader Cassie Arroyo is unceremoniously whisked out of school one afternoon by Read full review5/5(3). Harper (released in the UK as The Moving Target) is a American Technicolor mystery film in Panavision based on Ross Macdonald's novel The Moving Target and adapted for the screen by novelist William Goldman, who admired MacDonald's writings.

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