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The Choice of Eddie Franks

Freemantle, Brian

Published by Tor, New York, 1987
ISBN 10: 0312930143 / ISBN 13: 9780312930141
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Title: The Choice of Eddie Franks

Publisher: Tor, New York

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition.

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First printing, May 1987, stated; full number line. Signed and dated in blue ink by the author on the half-title page: "Sincerely, / Brian Freemantle / May, 1987." Book is lightly bumped at the head and tail of spine, else fine. The dust jacket is not price-clipped (original price $15.95); minimal edgewear, some age-toning to the edges of the flaps. Brodart protected. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 001077

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Synopsis: The Choice of Eddie Franks (Brian Freemantle)

From Publishers Weekly: The author of The Fix and Dirty White has written a modern morality tale that is less an action-filled, organized crime novel than it is a character study in the mold of George V. Higgins, although the writing is not quite up to Higgins's caliber. Eddie Franks, builder of a successful resort and cruise chain, is approached by his brother-in-law, Nicky Scargo, who is also his childhood rival, with a proposal to buildhotel-casinos in Bermuda and the Bahamas with private investment funds. Franks agrees and, trusting Scargo, fails to investigate his new partners until he is confronted by FBI agents, who inform him that the backers are mobsters laundering money through the hotels. Trapped by a series of blunders and set-ups, Franks must cooperate with the investigation or face certain conviction. When Scargo is murdered, Franks faces a dilemma that threatens his marriage, family and business empire. Although adroitly plotted with a neat twist at the end, the novel's sketchy characterizations and lackluster dialogue render it ultimately unsatisfying.
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