By John D. MacDonald
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Extra info for A Purple Place for Dying (Travis McGee, No. 3)
I thought the man looked ... tougher than this man somehow. I remember them because I had ... well, not trouble, really. We had a light load. They had a bottle. We're not supposed to permit that. But you know how it is. There was an old lady in front of them. She complained to me. She said they were talking dirty. I moved her to another seat. " She looked at her watch. "Do you remember how they were dressed? " "She wore a pale blue seersucker suit and red sandals with high heels, and she had a big red purse.
I just ... I just can't imagine her dead. She was so ... blatantly alive, Mr. " "Travis. " "I am not very good at first names. " "It's a gimmick I don't particularly care for. " "I'm almost never at ease with people. I ... " "Both my parents were artists. My father was successful and my mother had an inherited income. We lived miles from anyone. The school lessons came by mail. They took turns teaching us. Canada in the summer. A little island in the Bahamas in the winter. John was the one who was always ill.
This is medication. " She took it, shot a sidelong and unfriendly glance at me, drank it down. She gasped and coughed. " I asked the Sheriff. " Isobel thrust her arms out, fists balled. " "Oh, dear God," Buckelberry said. Without a hat his head looked strange. There was so much wide jaw, it made his head look triangular, almost pointed at the top. " He looked as if he wanted to put his head down on his desk and cry. I tried a different approach. "You can't reason with her, Sheriff," I said. "This one is a genuine intellectual.
A Purple Place for Dying (Travis McGee, No. 3) by John D. MacDonald