Cautionary tale, compelling thriller, portrait of a man on the edge, Douglas Kennedy's THE JOB is a ruthlessly entertaining exploration of the fragility of modern life and the depths we'll go to in our quest to preserve i. .
All families are secret societies. Robin knew Paul wasn't perfect. But he said they were so lucky to have found each other, and she believed it was true. Realms of intrigue and internal warfare, governed by their own rules. Heady, excessive times. The observations resonates, perhaps because she has just watched her own family implode.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Ned Allen is a brilliant salesman, but working on ad sales for a computer magazine in Manhattan isn't exactly glamorous and is seriously high-pressured. So when he becomes a victim of downsizing.
Douglas Kennedy's top 10 books about grief. In his early books, such as The Big Picture and The Job, Kennedy delivered taut tales of men undone by their secrets. But after the huge success of The Pursuit of Happiness, in which his female protagonist is laid low by love and McCarthyism, he has been recast as a romantic author. It’s a marketable strategy but doesn’t play to the author’s strengths. Alice’s treacly love life, a litany of breathless praise gasped over pillows, hobbles a book that should be half its length.
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Douglas Kennedy was born in New York City in 1955 In addition to his books, Douglas Kennedy is a much-published journalist whose work regularly appears in such London publications as The Sunday Times, The Daily.
Douglas Kennedy was born in New York City in 1955. He attended the Collegiate School at Trinity College in Dublin, and graduated magna cum laude from Bowdoin College in 1976. Kennedy worked briefly as a journalist in Maine and as a stage manager in New York. In 1978, he traveled to Ireland for a two-week visit and ended up staying there, living in Dublin for the next 11 years. In addition to his books, Douglas Kennedy is a much-published journalist whose work regularly appears in such London publications as The Sunday Times, The Daily Telegraph, British GQ, and Arena. Библиографические данные.
Douglas Kennedy (author). there are affinities with John Grisham's The Firm, but a greater compliment is that The Job also reminds me of Glengarry Glen Ross, David Mamet's hymn to the salesman The Times Slickly plotted, with dialogue crisper than a fresh pretzel, and cynically observant of modern mores.
Douglas Kennedy's previous twelve novels include the critically acclaimed bestsellers The Big Picture, The Pursuit of Happiness, A Special Relationship and The Moment. He is also the author of three highly-praised travel books. The Big Picture was filmed with Romain Duris and Catherine Deneuve; The Woman in the Fifth with Ethan Hawke and Kristin Scott Thomas.
Douglas Kennedy (born January 1, 1955) is an American novelist. Douglas Kennedy was born in New York City in 1955, the son of a commodities broker and a production assistant at NBC. He was educated at The Collegiate School and graduated with a . magna cum laude from Bowdoin College in 1976. He also spent a year studying at Trinity College Dublin. I was a history major," Kennedy explained. Retrospectively, I think the history major provides much better training for a novelist
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At first, it's hard to like Ned Allen, the ambitious, yuppie salesman who is the protagonist of Douglas Kennedy's new thriller. Another Super Novel by Kennedy! Published by Thriftbooks. Your "helpful" vote is greatly appreciated. You don't want to re-tell the whole story.