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The Drowning Pool

(1950)
(The second book in the Lew Archer series)
A novel by

 
 
This, the second Lew Archer novel, opens with a well-dressed woman engaging Archer's services at his LA office. Soon he's digging up secrets in her oil-rich hometown, and the themes of tormented families, environmental destruction, and concealed paternity begin to emerge.

Genre: Mystery

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Used availability for Ross MacDonald's The Drowning Pool

Hardback Editions

January 1989 : UK Hardback

Title: The Drowning Pool (Allison & Busby American Crime Series)
Author(s): Ross Macdonald
ISBN: 0-85031-843-2 / 978-0-85031-843-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Allison & Busby
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June 1976 : USA Hardback
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Title: The drowning pool: A Lew Archer mystery
Author(s): Ross Macdonald
ISBN: 0-89340-170-6 / 978-0-89340-170-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: J. Curley & Associates
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June 1976 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Drowning Pool (Fifty Classics of Crime Fiction, 1900-1950 ; 33)
Author(s): Ross MacDonald
ISBN: 0-8240-2382-X / 978-0-8240-2382-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
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June 1950 : Hardback
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Title: The Drowning Pool
Author(s): Ross MacDonald
ISBN: 9997519515 / 978-9997519511
Publisher: Random House Inc (T)
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Paperback Editions

2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Drowning Pool (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): Ross Macdonald
ISBN: 0-14-119662-9 / 978-0-14-119662-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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May 2002 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Drowning Pool
Author(s): Ross MacDonald
ISBN: 0-7838-9783-9 / 978-0-7838-9783-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Pr
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March 2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Drowning Pool (Canongate Crime Classics S.)
Author(s): Ross Macdonald
ISBN: 1-84195-117-X / 978-1-84195-117-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate Crime
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June 1996 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Drowning Pool
Author(s): Ross Macdonald
ISBN: 0-679-76806-8 / 978-0-679-76806-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
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April 1993 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Drowning Pool: A Lew Archer Novel
Author(s): Ross MacDonald
ISBN: 0-446-35889-4 / 978-0-446-35889-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grand Central Pub
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January 1989 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Drowning Pool
Author(s): Ross Macdonald
ISBN: 0-85031-853-X / 978-0-85031-853-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Allison & Busby
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1988 : USA Paperback
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Title: Drowning Pool
Author(s): Ross Macdonald
ISBN: 0-553-12443-9 / 978-0-553-12443-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell
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September 1983 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Drowning Pool, the
Author(s): Ross Macdonald
ISBN: 0-553-27133-4 / 978-0-553-27133-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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July 1975 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Drowning Pool
Author(s): Ross MacDonald
ISBN: 0-553-24135-4 / 978-0-553-24135-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam Books
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1975 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Drowning Pool
Author(s): Ross MacDonald
ISBN: 0-00-614089-0 / 978-0-00-614089-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fontana / Collins
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July 1972 : UK Paperback
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Title: Drowning Pool
Author(s): Ross Macdonald
ISBN: 0-00-612975-7 / 978-0-00-612975-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services
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Audio Editions

August 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Drowning Pool (Lew Archer Novels (Audio))
Author(s): Ross MacDonald
ISBN: 1-4708-9097-6 / 978-1-4708-9097-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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October 2008 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Drowning Pool: A Lew Archer Novel
Author(s): Ross Macdonald
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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October 2008 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Drowning Pool: A Lew Archer Novel
Author(s): Ross Macdonald
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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August 2002 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: The Drowning Pool
Author(s): Ross MacDonald, Tom Parker
ISBN: 0-7861-2297-8 / 978-0-7861-2297-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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August 2002 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Drowning Pool Lib/E (Lew Archer)
Author(s): Ross MacDonald
ISBN: 0-7861-9475-8 / 978-0-7861-9475-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
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August 2002 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The Drowning Pool (Lew Archer)
Author(s): Ross MacDonald
ISBN: 0-7861-9168-6 / 978-0-7861-9168-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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Kindle Editions

July 2012 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Drowning Pool (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): Ross Macdonald
Publisher: Penguin
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August 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Drowning Pool (Lew Archer Series Book 2)
Author(s): Ross MacDonald
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
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