Good Faith

Good Faith

Book - 2003
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A novel of greed and self-delusion set in the economic boom of the 1980s. Joe Stratford, a divorced 40-year old realtor, wants a new start. Marcus Burns, a former IRS agent, has some get-rich-quick schemes he thinks will interest Joe. Joe betrays his principles to go along with the schemes. From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "A Thousand Acres" comes a masterly novel about some very American seductions: money, sex, and real estate. "Good Faith" is an extraordinary story about ordinary people caught up in the exotic 1980s version of the American Dream, as greed and financial game-playing explode on Main Street.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2003
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780375412172
0375412174
Branch Call Number: F SMI
Characteristics: 417 p. ; 24 cm

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Bartie
Apr 25, 2011

A well written book, but one I couldn't wait to finish. The characters are not likeable and you get an uncomfortable feeling as you read it. Hard to explain.

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