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"COBB'S CHOICE" is a contemporary suspense novel dealing with a young artist who has slipped into a parallel world and landed in the middle of a sensational murder trial in which he is defendant's counsel. Eleven years before he had faced a choice of directions in his life, and now, in this alternate world (a generation ahead of our world today), he finds himself embroiled in a lifestyle he had then rejected.
If he had ever wondered what his life would have been like if he had made the other decision -- to follow the law -- not his art, Pender Cobb finds out very quickly.
The story follows how he adapts to the parallel world and its bewildering society with its lax morals and heightened mortal dangers; to a different wife -- not Susan, with whom he has been happily in love, but to a wife who is openly having an affair with another man; how he seeks and finds Susan, who is the mother of two children and is married to a stranger; how he conducts the murder trial; how he handles the prestigious law firm of which he is the senior partner and which he discovers is routinely engaged in illegal activities and treasonable practices, etc.
These and other adventures form a series of surprise after surprise events, and lead to a resolution in the parallel world... and the world he left behind... to which he ultimately returns.
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Seeleg Lester is a professional writer (Writers Guild America, West), married, one daughter. Entire career after two years Dartmouth College with more than 200 on screen credits in motion pictures and TV [mystery, contemporary drama, suspense, sci-fi, etc.]. Some of his credits: Perry Mason (5 yrs. writer, producer, Suspense Theatre (Peabody Award winning play for CBS), Outer Limits (original series, writer, story editor), 4-Star Playhouse, Kraft Suspense Theatre, Ghost Story, Arrest & Trial, Ford Theatre, Nero Wolfe, Invisible Man, Hawaii 5-0, etc., etc...and multiple sales of original theatrical materiel and screenplays to the major studios and independent producers, including a feature motion picture starring Ronald Reagan and Doris Day.
Forsaking Hollywood and the entertainment field, Los Angeles freeways, smog, earthquakes, and `conference' writing, Lester relocated to Denver, Colorado, and turned to fiction.Review:
Shades of It's a Wonderful Life with a fascinating, intense twist. Realistic courtroom scenes and emotionally charged characters. -- Writers Corner, Nancy Leake February, 2001
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Book Description Denlingers Pub Ltd, 2001. Paperback. Condition: Good. Satisfaction 100% guaranteed. Seller Inventory # 36280
Book Description Denlingers Pub Ltd, 2001. Paperback. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0877142033