Zebra Striped Hearse by Ross Macdonald

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Published by Chivers North America .

Written in English

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SeriesLew Archer (11)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9559774M
ISBN 100754085112
ISBN 109780754085119

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The Zebra-Striped Hearse is an intricately plotted novel about a whole series of interconnected murders. Until half the book is finished, the suspect is one man, a painter variously named Simpson, Damis, or Campion -- and then the suspicion starts shifting all over the place/5().

A later Lew Archer novel but still packs a mean punch. In this novel, MacDonald is looking for the cause of murder. The zebra-striped hearse is always in the background but it's an itch that can't be scratched. MacDonald goes in a different direction.

It reads more like a commentary at the times. It is set in and published in the early s/5(51). A later Lew Archer novel but still packs a mean punch. In this novel, MacDonald is looking for the cause of murder. The zebra-striped hearse is always in the background but it's an itch that can't be scratched.

MacDonald goes in a different direction. It reads more like a commentary at the times. It is set in and published in the early by: 4. And then there is the zebra-striped hearse and its crew of beautiful, sunburned surfers, whose path seems to keep crossing the son-in-law's—and Archer's—in a powerful, fast-paced novel of murder on the California coast.

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The Zebra-Striped Hearse Lew Archer, Book 10 By: Ross Macdonald. Lew Archer, an ex-cop and private investigator, in Los Angeles, California: The Name Is Archer, The Moving Target (Lew Archer #1), The Drowning Pool (Lew Series Works: Sleeping Beauty, The Doomsters, The Goodbye Look, The Instant Enemy, The Barbarous Coast.

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The story has some colorful locales, Lake Tahoe, Mexico and : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. I found The Zebra Striped Hearse to be an insightful, intriguing, tightly written page-turner. This story could easily have been twice as long in the hands of a more recent author in the genre; instead it packs a complex study of both people and crime into a package you'll want to read in a single by: 4.

In The Zebra-Striped Hearse, Archer hunts a missing girl who may be dead, possibly murdered. His path repeatedly crosses a group of young surfers who own a hearse painted in gay zebra stripes. To the youngsters, death is remote and funny.

To the world-weary detective, it's close and grim. Lew Archer is largely a cipher, rarely d by: Ross Macdonald.

And then there is the zebra-striped hearse and its crew of beautiful, sunburned surfers, whose path seems to keep crossing the son-in-law's—and Archer's—in a powerful, fast-paced novel of murder on the California coast/5(27). The Zebra-Striped Hearse by Ross Macdonald avg. rating Ratings Strictly speaking, Lew Archer is only supposed to dig up the dirt on a rich man's suspicious soon-to-be son-in-law.

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At the moment I’m reading a trilogy of Ross Macdonald novels (The Zebra-Striped Hearse has been my favorite so far), Yuval Noah Harari’s Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow (read the first one, loved it, and immediately picked this one up), The Only Story by Julian Barnes, a book of Carson McCullers short stories, The Ballad of the Sad.

And then there is the zebra-striped hearse and its crew of beautiful, sunburned surfers, whose path seems to keep crossing the son-in-law's-and Archer's-in this powerful, fast-paced novel of murder on the California coast.

Bundle: Please login to view pricing, or register now. The Zebra Striped Hearse. Directed by Ethan Coen, Joel Coen. Synopsis. Private eye Lou Archer is hired by a young co-ed to find out why her wicked stepmother is draining her trust, when a lunkhead surfer leads him to a dead body.

Crew; Details; Genres; Directors. Ethan Coen Joel Coen. Producers. Joel Silver Steve N. e Company: Silver Pictures. The Zebra-Striped Hearse - The Zebra-Striped Hearse audiobook, by Ross Macdonald Strictly speaking, Lew Archer is only supposed to dig up the dirt on a rich man’s suspicious soon-to-be son-in-law.

But in no time at all, Ross Macdonald’s private eye is 4/5. And then there is the zebra-striped hearse and its crew of beautiful, sunburned surfers, whose path seems to keep crossing the son-in-law's - and Archer's - in this powerful, fast-paced novel of murder on the California coast.

Directed by Ethan Coen, Joel Coen. Private eye Lew Archer is hired by a young co-ed to find out why her wicked stepmother is draining her trust, when a lunkhead surfer leads him to a dead body. In The Zebra-Striped Hearse, a father’s attempt to protect his daughter from “the complete and utter personal disaster” of marriage to a troubled drifter sends private detective Lew Archer on a perplexing and increasingly bloody trail that leads him from Mexico to Lake Tahoe and finally into the maze of a tragically splintered : Library of America.

But in no time at all, Ross Macdonald's private eye is following a trail of corpses from the citrus belt to Mazatlan. And then there is the zebra-striped hearse and its crew of beautiful, sunburned surfers, whose path seems to keep crossing the son-in-law's—and Archer's—in this powerful, fast-paced novel of murder on the California coast.

A look at the Private detective Lew Archer is on the case of a missing girl, but is it the girl that's missing, or the morals of this new generation of kids.

The Zebra Striped Hearse Lew. Ross MacDonald: Four Novels of the s - MayLibrary of America, includes The Way Some People Die, The Barbarous Coast, The Doomsters, and The Galton Case. Ross MacDonald: Three Novels of the Early s - AprilLibrary of America, includes The Zebra-Striped Hearse, The Chill and The Far Side of the : Kenneth Millar, DecemLos.

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I found this copy in the impressive books department of Clare Antiques & Interiors in the. And then there is the zebra-striped hearse and its crew of beautiful, sunburned surfers, whose path seems to keep crossing the son-in-law’s—and Archer’s—in this powerful, fast-paced novel of murder on the California coast.

Get this from a library. The zebra-striped hearse. [Ross Macdonald; Bantam Books (Firm),] -- "Burke Damis was an arrogant artist/playboy who was just about to get his hooks into a half-million dollars in the beautiful form of a shapely heiress. Bruce Campion was wanted for the nylon-stocking.

Get this from a library. The zebra-striped hearse. [Ross Macdonald; Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.,] -- Isobel Blackwell comes calling on private investigator Lew Archer unexpectedly, just minutes before her husband is scheduled to meet with the detective. She is concerned about her stepdaughter.

In The Zebra-Striped Hearse, a father’s attempt to protect his daughter from “the complete and utter personal disaster” of marriage to a troubled drifter sends Archer on a perplexing and increasingly bloody trail that leads him from Mexico to Lake Tahoe and finally into the maze of a tragically splintered identity.

And then there is the zebra-striped hearse and its crew of beautiful, sunburned surfers, whose path seems to keep crossing the son-in-law’s—and Archer’s—in this powerful, fast-paced novel of murder on the California coast.

A Blackstone Audio production/5(2). Ross Macdonald: Three Novels of the Early s - The Zebra-Striped Hearse; the Chill; the Far Side of the Dollar. by Ross Macdonald. Rated stars. No Customer Reviews.

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The chase takes Archer from Mexico to Lake.The zebra-striped hearse is always in the background but it's an itch that can't be scratched.

MacDonald goes in a different direction. It reads more like a commentary at the times. It is set in and published in the early s. MacDonald does a great job of adding the surfing culture which was just starting to /5(34).

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