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A Simple Plan by Scott Smith

A Simple Plan (edition 1993)

by Scott Smith

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Title:A Simple Plan
Authors:Scott Smith
Info:New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1993.
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Tags:Twisted, American Midwest, Kindle ebook, read in 2012

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A Simple Plan by Scott Smith

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Tale of men who find a lot of stolen money and try to figure out how to keep it is very well done, although it has an inevitability about it that casts a bit of a pall. ( )
  datrappert | Oct 24, 2016 |
Imagine a life spiraling down to it darkest depths. Imagine now that it gets worse. That is this book. ( )
  jbwlibre | Aug 11, 2016 |
I've listened to this on audio and seen the movie - the movie stands out in my mind because Billie Bob Thornton was in it, and I remember it being a good movie that really held my attention, but I didn't remember the listen until I saw it on my daughter's shelf - she said we listened to it as a family on a car trip.
  KathyGilbert | Jan 29, 2016 |
WOW ... murder, greed, plotting. The movie (which was terrific) has a somewhat different ending. I'm torn as to whether the movie or the book is better. But the book is fantastic. ( )
  BookConcierge | Jan 27, 2016 |
I read this book as a Blind Date With a Book read and I'm glad I did. It is a captivating book that reveals how human instincts and greed can turn even the best of us into deadly predators. A page-turner of a suspense novel that is nearly impossible to put down. It captures your whole being and won't let you go until the last page. If you like a book with a great plot and lots of complex twists then you should read this book. Can't wait to read another book by this author. ( )
  EadieB | Jan 19, 2016 |
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No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.
For my parents, with special thanks to Alice Quinn, Gail Hochman, Victoria Wilson, and Elizabeth Hill
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My parents died in an automobile accident the year after I was married.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0307278271, Mass Market Paperback)

It All Seemed So Simple...

Two brothers and their friend stumble upon the wreckage of a plane—the pilot is dead and his duffle bag contains four million dollars in cash. The men agree to hide, keep and share the fortune. But what started off as a simple plan slowly devolves into a gruesome nightmare none of them can control.

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Two brothers and their friend stumble upon the wreakage of a plane--the pilot is dead and his duffle bag contains four million dollars in cash.

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