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The Big Picture (audio cassette)(abridged)
The Big Picture - audio cassette - abridged Author:Douglas Kennedy Ben Bradford has it all: A beautiful wife and two healthy young sons, a big house in an affluent Connecticut suburb, partnership at a prestigious Manhattan law firm. — But once upon a time, Ben dreamed of becoming a photographer; instead, he spends his days in a Wall Street office, fantasizing about his private darkroom, away from the daily corpo... more »rate grind and the disapproving gaze of his wife, who, it seems simply doesn't like him anymore.
Heartbroken by the realization that his wife is having an affair with a neighbor, Ben begins to panic. When an unexpected confrontation with the lover turn ugly, a split second is all it takes to change Ben's life forever, leaving him only one way out. But if he takes it, there's no going back. . .
Intricately plotted and surprisingly moving, THE BIG PICTURE is truly impossible to turn off - a compelling, unforgettable story that is bound to make people talk. A thriller for our times, it will resonate with a generation of listeners who will recognize in Ben Bradford's story the compromises, sacrifices, and complexities inherent in modern life.
"This astonishingly assured first novel is more than just a compelling read: it also has poignant and moving things to say about lost opportunities and wasted lives in America." -- Publishers Weekly
4 cassettes - approximately 4.5 hours - abridged - read by Cotter Smith« less