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0144 A Tan and Sandy Silence

October 21, 2011
  • Title: A Tan and Sandy Silence
  • Language: English
  • Country: USA
  • Format: Paperback
  • Year: 1985
  • Publisher: Fawcett
  • Collection: Gold Medal
  • Collection #: 12969-1
  • ISBN-10: 0449129691
  • ISBN-13: 9780449129692
  • Cover Price: $3.50
  • Cover Artist: William Schmidt
  • Author of: Cinnamon Skin


This is another of the 1980s “double picture” Travis McGee covers that I’ve talked about before. This time, I distinctly remember the object and scene depicted as it remains the single most haunting scene that MacDonald ever wrote. The only thing missing is the bucket.

Milk Carton

Have you seen me? I am a US large print hardcover version of A Tan and Sandy Silence, printed in 1984 by GK Hall under their Thorndike Press imprint (ISBN-10 0816133816, ISBN-13 9780816133819).

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