RARA-AVIS: Re: Interview with John D. MacDonald--and his plagiarist in MANHUNT?

From: foxbrick ( foxbrick@yahoo.com)
Date: 12 Dec 2005

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, Steve Lewis <stevelewis62@c...> wrote:
> Recently uploaded to my Mystery*File website is an interview that
Ed Gorman
> did with John D. MacDonald in the mid-1980s. It's at
> http://www.mysteryfile.com/JDM/Interview.html. Among other
things, JDM
> talks about his early days as a writer and how Travis McGee came
> be. The article is reprinted from The Big Book of Noir, but if
you haven't
> seen it, the interview is well worth reading. At least I think so!

And over on FictionMags, a few of us are wondering about this claim of JDM's: What are some of your least favorite memories of that time?
"... The clown who was taking my old pulp stories and changing the point of view and selling them to Manhunt. "

Any likely suspects?

Todd Mason

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