Back Spin ( Myron Bolitar Mysteries (Paperback) )
Harlan Coben is the winner of the Edgar, Shamus, and Anthony awards. His critically acclaimed novels have been published in forty-one languages around the world and have been number one bestsellers in more than half a dozen countries. In addition to the Myron Bolitar series (Deal Breaker, Drop Shot, Fade Away, Back Spin, One False Move, The Final Detail, Darkest Fear, Promise Me, Long Lost, andLive Wire), Coben is also the author of the young adult Mickey Bolitar series including Shelter and Seconds Away, and of Miracle Cure, Play Dead, Tell No One, Gone for Good, No Second Chance, Just One Look, The Innocent, The Woods, Hold Tight, Caught, and Stay Close.
Originally published in paperback in the United States by Dell in 1997--T.p. verso.;A Dell book.;The boy was born and raised on the Main Line, but he vanished on Philadelphia's mean streets. The boy's mother, Linda Coldren, is a golf superstar and Myron Bolitar's client. When he goes after the missing boy, presumed kidnapped, he crashes through a crowd of lowlifes, blue bloods, and liars on both sides of the social divide. Meanwhile, Linda's husband is trying to stage a comeback at the U.S. Open, only to be found dead in a sand trap. Suddenly the family's skeletons are coming out of the closet and Myron is about to find out how deadly golf can get.
"Another winner . . . Pungent observations, indelibly drawn characters and a twisting, surprise-laden plot." --Atlanta Journal and Constitution "Sharp plotting and emotional density, as well as nonstop wisecracks." --Publishers Weekly
- Publishers Weekly 06/23/1997 pg. 87 (EAN 9780440222705, Mass Market Paperbound)
- Library Journal Prepub Alert 05/01/2010 pg. 54 (EAN 9780385343565, Hardcover)