Promised Land

Promised Land

Book - 1987
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Private investigator Spenser leaves Boston for summertime Cape Cod where he and his friend Susan Silverman find themselves involved with fools and villains whose concerns are extortion, robbery, and murder.
Publisher: New York : Dell Pub. Co., 1987, c1976
ISBN: 9780440171973
Characteristics: 218 p. ; 17 cm


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May 15, 2016

Spenser and Susan working together and arguing over their relationship. Ah, feminism at the fore and kooks killing for guns. Hard to believe but that was the reality in the 60's to the end of the 70's. This book is a set up for problems in the future twix Spenser and Susan and the introduction of Hawk to the mix. Previous Spenser girlfriends appear to be doomed-or are they?

Jun 27, 2011

I'm torn on this one. Enjoyed the characters but the armed revolutionary feminists made me roll my eyes. A little too much dated politics and 70s-style psyche/self-help to hold my attention like the others in this series but hey, the book was written in 1976 and it is what it is.


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