Picador, 9780312426996, 448pp.
Publication Date: April 17, 2007
Charlie Ravich is an international corporate tycoon, a husband and father on the hard side of fifty, and a restless soul in search of immortality. When Christina Welles, a prison parolee, well-schooled in the art of manipulation, walks into his life, Charlie thinks he just might have found what he's looking for. As she tries to outrun her past, and he to understand his future, two obsessions are about to be indulged.
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“A wide-ranging thriller that extends far beyond the typecast confines of the genre.” —GQ
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