Cover of: The Job | Douglas Kennedy

The Job

1st mass market edition

Published by Hyperion in New York .
Written in English.

About the Edition

THE PAY WAS GOOD
Several years into his career as an ad salesman for a successful computer magazine, Ned Allen seems to have it all: an ambitious, beautiful wife, a fabulous Manhattan apartment, a clear view of the top of the corporate ladder. Until he's faced with a seemingly clear-cut moral choice, that is, his company sold, and Ned suddenly, brutally fired. Empty-handed, on the verge of losing his marriage, he is at the end of his rope when salvation occurs in the unlikely form of an old high school friend who is working for Jack Ballantine, a former real estate tycoon with a shady past who has recently made a much-heralded, public comeback.

THE PRICE WAS MURDER
Against his better judgment, Ned accepts a job working for Ballantine's latest venture, an offshore private equity fund, telling himself it's just another job. But all too soon, he realizes the repercussions of his Faustian bargain, as it turns out that Ballantine has other uses for Ned, including blackmail, illegal banking activities...and murder.

First Sentence

Business was good today.

Edition Notes

Genre
Mystery fiction

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Number of pages
466
Dimensions
18 cm

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL13520361M
Internet Archive
job00hype
ISBN 10
0786889543
ISBN 13
9780786889549
LC Control Number
2002560699
OCLC/WorldCat
41830590
Library Thing
122950
Goodreads
169793
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