In Their Own Likeness: A Story from the Great Recession

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{BEST PREVIEW OF BOOK FOUND ON KINDLE EDITION} It is eight days before Thanksgiving 2008. The financial crisis is roaring. Nine-eleven remains an open wound. Perched high above the Hudson, at the edge of the continent, the vice-president of news, Anthony Ficcocelli, determined to save his network, looks west.
He broods in a dimly lit control room, many stories above the busy street that glitters noiselessly below with headlights. Soundproofing contains the voices of many people, some here in the control room, ...
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{BEST PREVIEW OF BOOK FOUND ON KINDLE EDITION} It is eight days before Thanksgiving 2008. The financial crisis is roaring. Nine-eleven remains an open wound. Perched high above the Hudson, at the edge of the continent, the vice-president of news, Anthony Ficcocelli, determined to save his network, looks west.
He broods in a dimly lit control room, many stories above the busy street that glitters noiselessly below with headlights. Soundproofing contains the voices of many people, some here in the control room, others from beyond the glass and still others from time zones so far away that it isn't even today any longer. Here he feels his mind reach around the world. He, in his evening, watches one person in their morning, another in their afternoon, talking with both. And yet, they only hear Anthony. In this way, he is like the conscience of each.
Anthony flies out tomorrow to hire Toni Monroe and to bring her to New York City. Toni is a statue come alive, alabaster in cashmere, as graceful as a thought, a woman for whom news crews jump like nervous hounds. Pedestrians snarl the sidewalks behind her. At age 23, Toni is determined to make it to the network while still in all her glory and she understands that it is her glory that will take her there. She handles the pressure with grim resolve. By recklessly refusing to allow her doctor to biopsy the mass in her left breast, it has become a matter of do or die, or, for all she knows, do and then die. She is five days from the story of a lifetime.
IN THEIR OWN LIKENESS is a post-modern novel wherein exuberance charges the reader with energy, and the story accords chance recognition as the underlying human condition.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781461017615
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publication date: 8/29/2011
  • Pages: 420
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.93 (d)

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