The Big Picture ebook
by Douglas Kennedy
All families are secret societies. The Woman in the Fifth: Now a major motion picture starring Ethan Hawke and Kristen Scott Thomas. Harry Ricks is a man who has lost everything
All families are secret societies. Realms of intrigue and internal warfare, governed by their own rules. From the internationally bestselling author of The Moment and Five Days comes "the best book about Morocco since The Sheltering Sky. Completely absorbing and atmospheric" (Philip Kerr). Robin knew Paul wasn't perfect. Harry Ricks is a man who has lost everything. A scandal at the small college where he used to teach has cost him his job, his marriage, and his relationship with his only child.
The Big Picture book. Douglas Kennedy is a virtual unknown here. In the UK, it seems he has a bit of a cult following. So, like my friend from Glasgow, I am joining the crusade on this side of the pond to expose this guy to anyone who will listen.
The Big Picture by Douglas Kennedy (7-Aug-2003) PaperbackPaperback
The Big Picture by Douglas Kennedy (7-Aug-2003) PaperbackPaperback. This book was a total surprise - many times.
Авторы: Douglas Kennedy. not boring, plot, and well written. Условия использования. I had never heard of Douglas Kennedy, and I am glad to have discovered him. This is a very readable novel about the nature of modern American success, alienation, suburban ennui, and cunning. Пользовательский отзыв - Lois Duncan - Goodreads. After a slightly slow start, that was necessary to set the stage, this story really took off. I couldn't lay the book down.
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
Douglas Kennedy was born in New York City in 1955. It wasn't until 1997 that one of Kennedy's books made an American debut.
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. The book, The Big Picture, focuses on a suburban yuppie lawyer who throws his life away with one sudden act of violence. A selection of the Literary Guild and the Doubleday Book Club, film rights have been optioned by Fox 2000 and foreign rights have been sold in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Holland, Norway, and Spain.
The Big Picture (Paperback). Douglas Kennedy (author). Kennedy's skill is to send you racing down the slope of sheer story' Esquire
The Big Picture (Paperback). Kennedy's skill is to send you racing down the slope of sheer story' Esquire.
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.