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John D. MacDonald

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John D. MacDonald

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Full Name: John Dann MacDonald
Born: July 24, 1916
Sharon, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 28, 1986
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Occupation: Writer
Nationality: American


John Dann MacDonald (July 24, 1916 – December 28, 1986) was an American crime and suspense novelist and short story writer. MacDonald was a prolific author of crime and suspense novels, many of them set in his adopted home of Florida. His best-known works include the popular and critically acclaimed Travis McGee series, and his novel The Executioners, which was adapted into the film Cape Fear. In 1962, MacDonald was named a grandmaster of the Mystery Writers of America, and he won a 1980 U.S. National Book Award in the one-year category Mystery.

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