Re: [GIWorld-Hepatitis] o/t..the busted flush
- That is so cool Anne....I haven't read a Travis McGee novel in ages but
I thought John D McDonald was a brilliant author. "The busted
flush"....great....I remember the story behind that. I loved his
novels. Another famous author, of course I can't remember who, always
mentioned him in his novels. Now it's going to bug me who that
> In a message dated 5/17/2002 2:46:24 AM Eastern Daylight Time,ADVERTISEMENT
> constance_clearwater_florida@... writes:
> > Wow, have not heard that name for a long time, and yes
> > I am. Did you know that the Author of Travis McGee
> > was John D McDonald and he lived in Sarasota FL? Just
> > south of where I lived and was from St Pete FL you go
> > over the Skyway Bridge to get to Sarasota, he even
> > mentions the Skyway, St Petersburg along with other
> > places. . McDonald supposedly wrote a book where
> > McGee was killed off to be published when he died, but
> > I have not seen it and he's be gone for awhile.. Also
> > his stories were based on true events.
> > Connie
> > > You must be a Travis McGee fan!
> I have the entire Travis McGee series. It's what I read when I need
> up. I did know that the stories were based on true events. David
> read the
> one about Meyer's niece being blown up and remembered the event that
> that, he thinks. The difference being that they caught the guy in
> rather than Mexico. Yes, I knew he lived in Sarasota. He died in
> of1985. I heard the rumor about the book, too. When I sent Dorothy
> and a sympathy card, I asked if she planned to publish it. She said
> her son
> hadn't found it, yet. Maybe he did later and they decided not to
> publish it.
> They have started republishing the series. Maybe they are planning to
> that and then publish the last one. I'm not sure I'd want to read it,
> they did. My friend, Judy who's Father introduced us to John D.
> McDonald even
> named her Tonkanese Travis. David and I named our boat (an 18ft
> "the Busted Flush". The boats gone, but I still have the name tag
> hanging on
> the wall.
> How's that for excessive.
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- Johnathan Kellerman is a good author. His series on
Dr Alex Delaware are very good.
I remember when Meyers niece was blown up also,
(well kind of remember).
Did you ever read the Condominium by John McDonald?
Was about a hurricane and idiots having hurricane
"The busted flush"
> I loved his__________________________________________________
> novels. Another famous author, of course I can't
> remember who, always
> mentioned him in his novels. Now it's going to bug
> me who that
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