By (author) Stephen Amidon
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Human Capital by Stephen Amidon
Book DescriptionNOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE FROM FILM MOVEMENTIt's the spring of 2001. Drew Hagel has spent the last decade watching things slip away his marriage, his real estate brokerage, and his beloved daughter, Shannon, now a distant and mysterious high school senior. But as summer approaches, Drew forms an unexpected friendship with Quint Manning, the manager of a secretive hedge fund. Drew sees the friendship leading to vast, frictionless wealth, but Drew doesn't know that Manning has problems of his own: his Midas touch is abandoning him, his restless wife has grown disillusioned, and his hard-drinking son is careening out of control. As the fortunes of the Hagels and the Mannings collide, a terrible accident gives Drew the leverage he needs to stay in the game. At once brilliantly observed and masterfully paced, "Human Capital" "deftly slices open the rich, corrupt heart of suburban America and lets its dark secrets bleed out" ("Elle")."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780312424244
Paperback / softback
(217mm x 141mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Picador USA
Publisher: Picador USA
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Stephen Amidon
Real Justine, Hardback (September 2015)
A brief love affair turns into an overwhelming obsession in a new novel that brings the talents of a superb literary stylist to a work of suspense, with thrilling results.
Human Capital, Paperback / softback (January 2015)
As the fortunes of two crumbling families become perilously interwoven, a terrible accident leads one of the patriarchs to begin speculating with human lives instead of money. The unforeseen consequences bring the novel to a devastating climax.
Security, Paperback (April 2010)View all books by Stephen Amidon
'Amidon is the master of low-key but riveting suspense... Excellent entertainment.' Daily Mail From one of America's leading novelists, a tense, page-turning novel of small town paranoia, public hysteria, private fear and human insecurity, for readers of Jonathan Franzen and John Irving.
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Author Biography - Stephen Amidon
Stephen Amidon's previous books include "The New City" and "Subdivision." He lived and worked in London for fifteen years before returning to the United States, where he lives in Greenfield, Massachusetts, with his wife and children.
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