Vertical Run (Mass Market)

A Novel

By Joseph Garber

Bantam, 9780553573923, 320pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 1996

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Digital Audiobook (7/4/2000)

List Price: 7.99*
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You think YOU had a killer workday. . .
Get ready for the FASTEST thriller of the summer!

Each morning in his 45th floor executive office, David Elliot savors the quiet
moments until the workday begins.

Until today, when his boss walks in and aims a gun at him.

For the rest of the day, he will be trapped in his midtown office building, and
everyone David Elliot meets will try to kill him.

He has 24 hours to find out why. . .

In Vertical Run, you can escape into a world on fast forward, a drama
that plays out with electrifying intensity.  No one who reads this book will
ever see the office the same way again.

Vertical Run is available now -- run for it!

A Book-of-the-Month Club featured selection

Soon to be a major motion picture from Warner Brothers and Peters
Entertainment Company

About the Author

Joseph Garber (1943–2005) was an American author best known for his international bestseller Vertical Run. He also published the novels Rascal Money, In a Perfect State, and Whirlwind. Garber was a columnist for Forbes magazine and wrote occasional literary criticism for the San Francisco Review of Books.

Praise For Vertical Run: A Novel

"If ever a novel bristled with sheer intrigue and suspense, it's Garber's Vertical Run.  Fast-paced thrillers don't get any better than this!"
-Clive Cussler