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The House Guests

(1988)
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The House Guests, a classic memoir of animal companionship from John D. MacDonald, the beloved author of Cape Fear and the Travis McGee series, is now available as an eBook.

A master of the noir novel turns his sharp insights and considerable narrative talents to the human-animal bond in this charming work of nonfiction. In The House Guests, John D. MacDonald tells the story of his family's unforgettable pets: tomcats Roger and Geoffrey, two mischievous boys whose zany habits and remarkable senses of humor endeared them to everyone they met, and an extraordinary goose called Knees. Both a rare peek inside MacDonald's private life and a fascinating compendium of information about the animal kingdom, The House Guests is by turns touching, hilarious, and absorbing, sure to mesmerize MacDonald fans and pet lovers alike.

Features a new Introduction by Dean Koontz

Praise for John D. MacDonald

"The great entertainer of our age, and a mesmerizing storyteller." - Stephen King

"My favorite novelist of all time." - Dean Koontz

"To diggers a thousand years from now, the works of John D. MacDonald would be a treasure on the order of the tomb of Tutankhamen." - Kurt Vonnegut

"A master storyteller, a masterful suspense writer . . . John D. MacDonald is a shining example for all of us in the field. Talk about thebest." - Mary Higgins Clark


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Paperback Editions

December 1973 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The House Guests
Author(s): John D MacDonald
ISBN: 0-449-13416-4 / 978-0-449-13416-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Fawcett
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December 1973 : USA Paperback
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Title: The House Guests
Author(s): John D MacDonald
ISBN: 0-685-32420-6 / 978-0-685-32420-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Fawcett Books
Availability: Amazon   


Kindle Editions

June 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The House Guests
Author(s): John D MacDonald
Publisher: Random House
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA