West Covina, US, Canada
Although populated with interesting characters, this book
drags along; almost half way through, it has not even finished
with the trial. Maybe Vince Flynn has spoiled me for other
While disturbing on one level (the treatment of women in Kabul), this book, a true story, illustrates the power of one person's devotion to
an idea (start a beauty school) and the power that it's culmination has on the participants. Also, the reader is really excellent, just perfect for this kind of story. Usually I enjoy Robert B Parker, Vince Flynn and John Sandford for their heroes but it is refreshing to read about a real life female hero.
Vince Flynn is my favorite action author but he just doesn't write enough books. Rabb, the hero just gets the job done without a lot of
chatter. Read one and you will want to read them all!
Although I live in the LA area, I am not a Laker fan. In spite of
this, I really enjoyed Jackson's chronical of a season I did not
follow. His description of the travils of coaching provide a good
insight into the profession.
This book has not converted me into a basketball fan; however, I am
a fan of Phil Jackson and hope he goes back into coaching or writes
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