A simple plan: a novel, Volume 5379759

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Knopf, 1993 - Fiction - 335 pages
379 Reviews
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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Well written with great pacing and plenty of twists. - Goodreads
This book was difficult to read. - Goodreads
This was an excellent page turner! - Goodreads
He doesn't care about happy endings. - Goodreads
well written...good book...but unlikely plot - Goodreads
Overall, "A Simple Plan" is storytelling at its finest. - Goodreads

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User Review  - P. Flaherty Pagan - Goodreads

A well-executed and engaging thriller. Great pacing. It's also an interesting look at greed and brotherhood. Far better than the film. Read full review

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User Review  - D - Goodreads

HOLY COW WHAT A STORY! That was gripping. In short - READ IT. Even just to make you feel better about your own life. You at least get to wake up from your nightmares. The first person narrative and ... Read full review

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About the author (1993)

Scott Smith was educated at Dartmouth College and Columbia University. He lives in New York City.


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