Bob King is a self-made billionaire who parlayed a rusty backhoe into the 27th spot on the Forbes list. Now, his corporation is a multi-billion dollar construction company that instills greed and competition among friends, including his son Scott and his two best friends, Thane and Ben. But instead of handing over the companys crown, Bob reveals a massive public offering that will make him CEO for life. His wife, Jessica, is furious and goads Thane into a conspiracy to kill Bob. When the board of directors makes Thane CEO, Ben investigates the truthand Thane realizes that he can only be safe if his old friend is also dead.
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In an interview with a psychiatrist before being released into the Witness Protection Program, Thane Coder tells how he murdered, stole, and conspired with his aggressive wife to take over a construction empire and line their own pockets. Narrated in both the first-person and omniscient points of view, the story reveals how Thane murdered his boss/mentor, how Thane and his wife became involved with the Mob and the union, and how it all ended. Brick's mastery of narration saves this abridgment, made disjointed by abrupt shifts in point of view as well as jumps in time and place. Music cues the abridging edits, allowing the listener to shift focus--somewhat. M.B.K. © AudioFile 2006, Portland, Maine-- Copyright © AudioFile, Portland, Maine
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Book Description No binding. Book Condition: Good. Former library audio book. Will have library markings and stickers and possibly no inserts. Plays perfectly. audio book. Bookseller Inventory # 012-56C1-XXFA