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    A Tan and Sandy Silence by John D. MacDonald

Travis McGee is unnerved when he receives an unexpected guest--real estate developer Harry Broll, who is convinced that McGee is hiding his missing wife. Angry and jealous, Harry gets off a shot before McGee can wrestle his gun away. The thing is, McGee hasn't seen or heard from Mary Broll in three years, and it isn't like her to keep troubles to herself--if she's alive to tell them

Year: 1971
Genre: Missing PersonPrivate Eye

    Americana by Don DeLillo

When, at the height of his success, the dream (and the dream-making) become a nightmare, David sets out to rediscover reality. Camera in hand, he journeys across the country in a mad and moving attempt to capture and to impose a pattern on America's--and his own--past, present, and future.

Year: 1971
Genre: Literature

    Hell House by Richard Matheson

Rolf Rudolph Deutsch is going die. But when Deutsch, a wealthy magazine and newpaper publisher, starts thinking seriously about his impending death, he offers to pay a physicist and two mediums, one physical and one mental, $100,000 each to establish the facts of life after death.

Year: 1971
Genre: Haunted HouseHorror

    Lay Down My Sword and Shield by James Lee Burke

Vintage James Lee Burke: The first novel introducing the memorable Texas sheriff Hackberry Holland, coming of age against the backdrop of the civil rights era in a sultry border town.

Year: 1971
Genre: Legal Thriller

    M*A*S*H Goes to Maine by Richard Hooker

"M*A*S*H Goes to Maine" is Richard Hooker's hilarious sequel to his classic book "MASH" and, for once, the sequel is better! Living a quiet life in Maine after the Korean War, doctors "Hawkeye" Pierce, "Duke" Forrest and "Trapper John" McIntyre are at it again, trying to establish a medical hospital while fighting the snobbiest doctors in America. Funny and very relaxing, you'll love "M*A*S*H Goes to Maine".

Year: 1971

    Nemesis by Agatha Christie

In Agatha Christie's baffling detective story, Nemesis, a letter from a dead man instructs Miss Marple how to conduct an investigation into a puzzlingly unspecific crime.

Year: 1971
Genre: Murder Mystery

    Rabbit Redux by John Updike

Harry Angstrom--known to all as Rabbit, one of America's most famous literary characters--finds his dreary life shattered by the infidelity of his wife, Janice. How he resolves or further complicates his problems makes for a novel of the first order.

Year: 1971
Genre: Family DramaLiterature

    Riverworld by Philip Jose Farmer

From award-winning author Philip Jose Farmer comes his most famous science fiction work: the first combined edition of the first two Riverworld novels, To Your Scattered Bodies Go and The Fabulous Riverboat.

Year: 1971
Genre: After LifeScience Fiction

    The Day of the Jackal by Frederick Forsyth

The Jackal. A tall, blond Englishman with opaque, gray eyes. A killer at the top of his profession. A man unknown to any secret service in the world. An assassin with a contract to kill the world's most heavily guarded man.One man with a rifle who can change the course of history. One man whose mission is so secretive not even his employers know his name. And as the minutes count down to the final act of execution, it seems that there is no power on earth that can stop the Jackal.

Year: 1971
Genre: Secret History

    The Drifters by James A. Michener

In this triumphant bestseller, renowned novelist James A. Michener unfolds a powerful and poignant drama of disenchanted youth during the Vietnam era. Against exotic backdrops including Spain, Morocco, and Mozambique, he weaves together the heady dreams, shocking tribulations, and heartwarming bonds of six young runaways cast adrift in the world--as well as the hedonistic pursuit of drugs and pleasure that collapses all around them.

Year: 1971




Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

1971A Tan and Sandy Silence by John D. MacDonald Missing Person, Private Eye, Travis McGee
1971Americana by Don DeLillo Literature
1971Hell House by Richard Matheson Haunted House, Horror
1971Lay Down My Sword and Shield by James Lee Burke Legal Thriller, Hackberry Holland, Texas
1971M*A*S*H Goes to Maine by Richard Hooker
1971Nemesis by Agatha Christie Murder Mystery, Miss Marple
1971Rabbit Redux by John Updike Family Drama, Literature, Rabbit
1971Riverworld by Philip Jose Farmer Science Fiction, After Life, Riverworld
1971The Day of the Jackal by Frederick Forsyth Secret History
1971The Drifters by James A. Michener Africa, Spain
1971The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty Horror, Demonic Possession
1971The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin Science Fiction
1971The Merry Month of May by James Jones Paris
1971The New Centurions by Joseph Wambaugh Police Procedural
1971The Scarlatti Inheritance by Robert Ludlum WWII: Europe
1971The Snatch by Bill Pronzini Hardboiled Detective, Kidnapping, Nameless Detective
1971The Stalker by Bill Pronzini Crime Fiction, Short Stories
1971The Tombs of Atuan by Ursula K. Le Guin Fantasy, Earthsea Cycle
1971The Underground Man by Ross Macdonald Private Eye, Lew Archer
1971The Winds of War by Herman Wouk Family Drama, WWII: Homefront





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