Book Reviews of Riding the Snake

Riding the Snake
Riding the Snake
Author: Stephen J. Cannell
ISBN-13: 9780688158057
ISBN-10: 0688158056
Publication Date: 10/1998
Pages: 383
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 5 ratings
Publisher: William Morrow Company
Book Type: Hardcover
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With amazing descriptions of Hong Kong harbor, streets and ghettos, palaces and The Walled City, Mr. Cannell takes you on an incredibly face paced adventure in this non-stop action novel. The suspense stays with you right to the ending, each page packing a punch!
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After his brothers mysterious death, Wheeler Cassidy, an aimless, hard-drinking womanizer, teams up with detective raised in Watts. They find themselves battling the Triad from Hong Kong to the upper levels of the American government.
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Real thriller.
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a great read--better than TV!
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Mystery set in L.A. by author of Rockford Files and A-Team...still put out the words on paper
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Interesting about China. I feel I must read it and wonder how much is true. Good read and very interesting.
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Sweeping From the exclusive enenclaves of Beverly Hills to the mean streets of South Central to the deadly labyrinth of Hong Kong's mysterious Walled City, Riding the Snake is a irresistible web of intreigue and roller-coaster action, with author Stepen Cannell at his twisty,cinematic best
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Wheeler Cassidy, charming black sheep of a wealthy Beverly Hills family, has never done much with his life except play golf, drink and seduce other men's wives. But after his politically connected brother's mysterious death, Wheeler embarks on a perilous journey to find himself and the Chinese gamgsters who murdered the only memeber of his family he ever really loved. Along the way, he teams up with Tanisha Williams, a beautiful African-American detective raised in South Central LA and now assigned to the LAPD's Asian Crimes TAsk Force. The two make an ignitable pair. Together they face the violence and corruption that stretches from Hong Kong's most notorious criminal Triad to the highest reaches of the American Goverment. It's an international conspiracy of huge proportions that will take Wheeler and Tanisha halfway around the world and into the most dangerous adventure of their lives.
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I don't try to wade through a book full of names and places you can't pronounce!