Ross Macdonald/Kenneth Millar, a descriptive bibliography

by Matthew Joseph Bruccoli

Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press in Pittsburgh, Pa

Written in English
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  • Macdonald, Ross, 1915- -- Bibliography,
  • Detective and mystery stories, American -- Bibliography
  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRoss Macdonald, a bibliography.
    StatementMatthew J. Bruccoli.
    SeriesPittsburgh series in bibliography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ8532.386 .B78 1983, PS3525.I486 .B78 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 259 p. :
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3159723M
    ISBN 100822934825
    LC Control Number83001398

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But Orwell died in , just about when Macdonald, whose real name was Kenneth Millar, was beginning his quarter-century run with his series of novels featuring the private detective Lew Archer. Fortunately we can meet him in Tom Nolan's Ross Macdonald: A Biography, one of the finest and most affecting biographies I have read in years. Blue City (Paperback) by Kenneth Millar and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Passion for Author/Artist etc.: millar kenneth. MacDonald, Ross (Kenneth Millar) Published by Bantam Books . The Moving Target

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Get this from a library. Ross Macdonald/Kenneth Millar: a descriptive bibliography. [Matthew Joseph Bruccoli]. Ross McDonald (Kenneth Millar), writer: biography, creativity Kenneth Millar, hiding under the pseudonym of RossMcDonald may be the third participant in the so-called Holy Trinity of the steep detective, along with Dashiel Hammett and Raymond Chandler.

And for many, he is the most critically and academically respected writer of the three. It was no secret Ross Macdonald was the pseudonym of Kenneth Millar, a Santa Barbara man married to another good mystery writer, Margaret Millar.

But his official biography was spare: born in northern California of Canadian parents, raised in Ontario and other provinces, he earned a doctorate at Michigan, served in the U.S. Navy, and moved with. Ross Macdonald, pseudonym of Kenneth Millar, also called John Macdonald or John Ross Macdonald, (born Dec.

13,Los Gatos, Calif., U.S.—died JSanta Barbara, Calif.), American mystery writer who is credited with elevating the detective novel to the level of literature with his compactly written tales of murder and despair.

Ross Macdonald was the pen name of American-Canadian author Kenneth Millar (). During his career, Macdonald wrote crime fiction/mystery novels, largely featuring P.I. Lew Archer that were set in Southern California.

Along with Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, he is considered to be one of the masters of hardboiled mysteries. Hardcover Paperback Kindle Ross MacDonald is a Canadian and American author of fiction.

It is the pen name of Kenneth Millar. He was born in and died in   The legal and emotional hardships faced by Kenneth Millar/Ross Macdonald’s only daughter, Linda (), have been mentioned in a number of publications. In an interview with the Los Angeles Times inauthor-critic Tom Nolan (Ross Macdonald: A Biography) recalled “year-old Linda’s hit-and-run accident in Her car Author: J.

Kingston Pierce. Millar redefined the mystery genre, bringing it forward into the mainstream of literature with consummate skill and a peerless talent. Nolan does his subject proud. This is a book that would, undoubtedly, have pleased the shy and unpretentious Millar enormously.

Read every Ross Macdonald book you can find. And then read this splendid by: 5. The Dark Tunnel by Ross Macdonald [Kenneth Millar] (Dodd, Mead and Company, ) Kenneth broke into print first, with short stories, reviews, poems, and humor pieces in Toronto Ross Macdonald/Kenneth Millar part to pay for his wife’s maternity-hospital bill.

Maggie was the first to write and sell a mystery novel with The Invisible Worm in Crime novelist and creator of the private eye Lew Archer, Ross MacDonald is often linked to his predecessors Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler as a master of the "hard-boiled" school of detective fiction, but MacDonald added a psychological depth and a unity of theme which was unique.

MacDonald was born Kenneth Millar in Los Gatos, California. Tom Nolan's Ross Macdonald: A Biography () is an outstanding book. The biography portrays the life and works of one of my most favorite writers, the author of "the finest series of detective novels ever written by an American."/5.

Macdonald would punish himself for the rest of his life for the tragedies that befell his daughter. And in his fiction, he would fashion a knight-errant whose task, again and again, was to find wayward children.

*** Due to the similarity of the plot-lines, the Archer books have drawn the criticism that each book “feels like a Ross Macdonald Author: Bruce Riordan.

KENNETH MILLAR/ROSS MACDONALD MS-L 3 CONTENTS: Matthew J. Bruccoli () is a professor of English at the University of South Carolina, Columbia.

He published a bibliography of Kenneth Millar's writings in entitled Ross Macdonald/Kenneth Millar, a Descriptive Bibliography; and in published a biography entitled simply Ross Macdonald File Size: KB.

writing his two books on Kenneth Millar: Ross Macdonald/Kenneth Millar, a Descriptive Bibliography (); and Ross Macdonald (), a biography of Kenneth Millar. The papers of Margaret Millar, wife of Kenneth and fellow mystery writer, are also housed in the Department of Special Collections.

Kenneth Millar/Ross Macdonald: A Descriptive Bibliography Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, ; Bruccoli, Matthew J. Ross Macdonald Orlando, Florida: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, ; Sipper, Ralph B.

Inward Journey: Reflections on Ross Macdonald by 25 of America's Most Distinguished Authors New York: The Mysterious Press, Nolan, Ross MacDonald: A Biography, pp.

Pederson (ed.), St. James Guide to Crime and Mystery Writers, (4th ed.), pp. Some light traces of black residue along the edges from and old style asphaltic dust jacket protector, a nearly fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket with some mild rubbing corners and lower edge. Dreamers Who Live Their Dreams: The World of Ross Macdonald's Novels (Bowling Green, Ohio: Bowling Green University Press, ) Bruccoli, Matthew J.

Kenneth Millar/Ross Macdonald: A Descriptive Bibliography (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, ) Bruccoli, Matthew Macdonald (Orlando, Florida: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, ). Knowing Macdonald is essential to understanding the modern P.I. novel. Originally published in by Scribner""Ross Macdonald: A Biography"" won the Macavity Award and was nominated for the Edgar, and the Anthony Awards.5/5(5).

Macdonald, (John) Ross (Pseudonym of Kenneth Millar) – An American detective writer, Macdonald is the creator of Lew Archer, a hard-nosed detective in. Published Blue City is a thriller written in by Ross Macdonald. The novel was originally released under his real name, Kenneth Millar, by Alfred A.

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Written by Tom Nolan. When he died inRoss Macdonald was the best-known and most highly regarded crime-fiction writer in America. Long considered the rightful successor to the mantles of Das. Trouble Follows Me: MacDonald, Ross, Millar, Kenneth: : Books.

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Macdonald's first four novels appeared under his birth name of Kenneth Millar. Moving Target, his first Lew Archer book, appeared under the pseudonym of John Macdonald, his father's first two names. Drowning Pool and the next five novels were issued under the name of John Ross Macdonald to separate his works from those of John D.

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A just about fine, unusually fresh copy (one tiny bump to the bottom edge of the front board) in red cloth, black titles to the spine in a fine facsimile dustwrapper of the original. First Edition of this highly-regarded mystery by Ross Macdonald, author of the Lew Archer series and considered by critics as one.

Item # More Add to Cart. Kenneth Millar, who published most of his novels under the name Ross Macdonald, was a master of all the kinds of devices and deceptions on which mystery fiction depends.

Books like The Galton Case and The Chill and The Far Side of the Dollar remain unsurpassed for the deepening intricacy of their narratives, the awesomely engineered dovetailing of hidden. It was no secret Ross Macdonald was the pseudonym of Kenneth Millar, a Santa Barbara man married to another good mystery writer, Margaret Millar.

But his official biography was spare: born in northern California of Canadian parents, raised in Ontario and other provinces, he earned a doctorate at Michigan, served in the U.S.

Navy, and moved with Pages: All aficionados of the mystery genre know the work of Ross Macdonald (the pseudonym of Kenneth Millar), whom Nolan calls the philosopher king of detective novelists, the author.

A Brief Biography Buy Books by Ross Macdonald. Some writers begin with a bang; others whimper their way to what it is they want to do. Ross Macdonald, Kenneth Millar.

Its hero was a private eye called Chet Gordon, who was to feature in one more book, Trouble Follows Me.Best Sellers Bookstores Most Popular Bookbag Rent Books Sell Books.

Kenneth Millar; Books by Kenneth Millar. Performance Evaluation in the Human Services. Author: Simon Slavin, Wayne Matheson, Kenneth Millar. Paperback Oct Author: Ross (Kenneth Millar) MacDonald.

Paperback. Compare Prices. THE GOODBYE LOOK - Lew Archer. Lt. Kenneth Millar served in the Pacific fleet at the end of the war. In his spare time, Lt.

Millar wrote his second book, Trouble Follows Me, featuring a version of himself, Ensign Sam Drake. Additional Publication Information. The information is here is accurate to the best knowledge of the site’s author, but should not be presumed to be.