©1993 by Michael Crichton; Cover art ©1994 by Warner Bros., All Rights Reserved; (P)1994 by Random House, Inc.
Although I have read better Michael Crichton books I believe the listener will be highly entertained and possibly educated about sexual harassment in the workplace. What excites me most is that the book is read by John Lithgow. If you can find Bonfire of The Vanities GET IT. Lithgow plays all characters brilliantly as he does in Disclosure. The story moves well. The characters are 3 dimensional.
When I bought this I failed to realise it was an abridged version. Now I still believe the full version of this book is very good, just as all other Chrichton books, but I could not follow or enjoy the storyline of this abridged version.
Yes. It was a well-crafted story with believable characters.
Meredith Johnson. She was the picture of a woman who felt entitled to take whatever action she felt necessary to achieve her goals.
Everything! He has a talent for voices which makes him an excellent choice for storytelling!
I can't point to any particular part of the story because there were so many aspects of the story that leapt at me during the entire performance!
I would recommend this story to anyone who was interested in michael crichton books!
I remember this movie from long ago....but I was young and not that interested or educated in life as much. Now I have a Masters Degree and have had a top exec position with a prominent company....this true story does happen and they cover it up all the time!!!!
Book is about office politics and sexual harassment...based on real story. Both heroes and villains are believable. And, it's about high tech 20 years ago. I saw the movie about 10 years ago and thought that I recalled the plot--but it was different than I recall...better. In my opinion, the theme/lesson is that anyone can throw out the sexual harassment flag, is instantly believed, and it shouldn't be so.
Unfortunately I did not see the cover or realise that this was the basis for a movie that I had already seen. Unlike Timeline, this movie was at least as good as the audio book.
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