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At First Sight
At First Sight
Author: Stephen J. Cannell
Meet Chick Best - a middle-aged, self-absorbed, disaffected, California millionaire. Other than his house and high-priced foreign cars, Chick's most expensive possession is his trophy wife, Evelyn. Evelyn is good at spending Chick's money, money that has pretty much run out. His other personal possession is his drug-addled sixtee...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781593154820
ISBN-10: 1593154828
Publication Date: 7/29/2008
Pages: 352
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

3 stars, based on 22 ratings
Publisher: Vanguard Press
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 2
I really wanted to like this book. Come one this is Steve. Who does not love his work? One of the best in both of his fields if you ask me. Have not read all of his books, been trying to get the ones I never read or had before. But so far this has been the only book that I really have not liked. To me it liked the Cannell charm, and spunk.

Will give it another read since I couldn't get into the Shane Scully novels in the beginning years ago. And those were the first novels of his that I read. Still will get this copy to add to my selection
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Helpful Score: 1
I cannot say one good thing about the central character in this sad story. The author has painted a sorry but graphic picture of a bitter, self absorbed man whose wife and daughter are seemingly equal to his despicable character. The entire audio book kept me both annoyed and depressed. I could only listen to half of it. The best of it was the Narrator, Scott Brick.
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Not his best effort.
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Kind of funny in a sad way; a Hollywood type sees a girl he 'wants' during a vacation to Hawaii. Trapped in a loveless marriage, he pursues her. He pursues her so much, he does some really weird things.

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