Title: The Kings of Cool: Prequel to Savages - New ...
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Riverside, NJ, U.S.A.
Publication Date: 2012
Book Condition: New
Dust Jacket Condition: New
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
Brand new 1st Edition/1st Printing *SIGNED* by Don Winslow directly on the title page without inscription. "Fast-paced, provocative, and wickedly funny, The Kings of Cool is a spellbinding love story for our times from a master novelist at the height of his powers. It is filled with Winslow's trademark talents -- complex characters, sharp dialogue, blistering social commentary -- that have earned him an obsessive following" -- front flap. The prequel to the blockbuster novel (and movie) Savages. Will be bubble-wrapped to protect the corners and shipped in a sturdy box to ensure safe delivery. Bookseller Inventory # ABH95
Synopsis: In Savages , Don Winslow introduced Ben and Chon , twenty-something best friends who risk everything to save the girl they both love , O. Among the most celebrated thrillers in recent memory?and now a major motion picture directed by Academy Award?winning filmmaker Oliver Stone?Savages was picked as a best book of the year by Stephen King in Entertainment Weekly , Janet Maslin in The New York Times , and Sarah Weinman in the Los Angeles Times.
Now , in this high-octane prequel , Winslow reaches back in time to tell the story of how Ben , Chon , and O became the people they are. Spanning from 1960s Southern California to the recent past , The Kings of Cool is a breathtakingly original saga of family in all its forms?fathers and sons , mothers and daughters , friends and lovers. As the trio at the center of the book does battle with a cabal of drug dealers and crooked cops , they come to learn that their future is inextricably linked with their parents? history. A series of breakneck twists and turns puts the two generations on a collision course , culminating in a stunning showdown that will force Ben , Chon , and O to choose between their real families and their loyalty to one another.
Fast-paced , provocative , and wickedly funny , The Kings of Cool is a spellbinding love story for our times from a master novelist at the height of his powers. It is filled with Winslow?s trademark talents?complex characters , sharp dialogue , blistering social commentary?that have earned him an obsessive following. The result is a book that will echo in your mind and heart long after you?ve turned the last page.
About the Author: Don Winslow is the New York Times bestselling author of more than a dozen novels. He lives in Southern California.
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