His heart is broken. His partner is in jail. And someone is trying to kill him. Then Myron Bolitar gets some really bad news....
For sports agent Myron Bolitar, it seemed like the perfect vacation. A tropical beach. A warm breeze. A little uncomplicated passion with a woman he barely... read more
“"Friends and lovers were great, he thought, but sometimes a boy just wanted his mom and dad.”Myron Bolitar
“The most important decision you’ll ever make is who you marry,” Dad said. “You can take every other decision you’ll ever make, add them together, and it still won’t be as important as that one.Highlighted by 42 Kindle customers
“You have to love her more than anything in the world. But she has to love you just as much. Your priority should be her happiness, and her priority should be yours. That’s a funny thing—caring about someone more than yourself. It’s not easy. So don’t look at her as just a sexual object or as just a friend to talk to. Picture every day with the person. Picture paying bills with that person, raising children with that person, being stuck in a hot room with no air-conditioning and a screaming baby with that person.Highlighted by 27 Kindle customers
www.infospace.com on the Web. You plug in a number, it tells you who the number belongs to and where they live.Highlighted by 24 Kindle customers
“I’ll file that under ‘One Day I Might Even Care.’”Highlighted by 14 Kindle customers
“But bosoms do funny things to people. Men, okay, that’s obvious. They become brain-dead. It’s as if the nipples shoot out like two grapefruit spoons, dig into their frontal lobe, and scrape away all cognitive thought.”Highlighted by 10 Kindle customers
Redistributing wealth—that is, the act of moving money around without creation or production or making anything new—was incredibly profitable.Highlighted by 10 Kindle customers
People say that baseball is a metaphor for life. Myron did not know about that, but staring down the foul line, he wondered. The line between good and evil is not so different from the foul line on a baseball field. It’s often made of stuff as flimsy as lime. It tends to fade over time. It needs to be constantly redrawn. And if enough players trample on it, the line becomes smeared and blurred to the point where fair is foul and foul is fair, where good and evil become indistinguishable from each other.Highlighted by 9 Kindle customers
Basketball was Myron’s sport of choice, and football was probably his favorite to watch on TV. Tennis was the game of princes, golf the game of kings. But baseball was magic.Highlighted by 7 Kindle customers
“If a bird flying over the sea is a seagull, what do you call a bird flying over the bay?”Highlighted by 6 Kindle customers
website at www.harlancoben.com.Highlighted by 4 Kindle customers
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