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By John Lescroart
While the bullet-ridden physique of a Silicon Valley billionaire washes up on shore, assistant D.A. Dismas Hardy reveals himself the prosecutor in San Francisco's homicide trial of the century. but if a weird and wonderful sequence of occasions blows the case broad open, Hardy unearths himself at the different facet of the legislation.
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The room grew to become for an speedy as silent and colorless as an outdated black-and-white snapshot—all the existence, not only Owen’s—leached out through the strain. Celine placed a hand at the body’s chest, one other at the thigh. it may have purely been 5 seconds, however it appeared she stood there ceaselessly, unmoving, taking it in. Now a tear did fall. She leaned over and positioned her lips opposed to the guts of his belly. all of sudden it was once over. She nodded on the inspector, then circled and walked previous all of them to the door and on out with out on reflection. within the foyer, Ken and Betty thanked Glitsky. Celine was once already within the limo. The night gentle was once startling— Jeff remembered jogging out of matinees as a baby, how the Saturday-afternoon mild after the darkish theater was once so jarring, so unforeseen. He’d felt that manner, squinting opposed to the atmosphere solar. He knew he must have requested an individual extra questions—the assistant, Glitsky, Ken or Betty—but he’d been too shaken. by the point he recovered, the limo had pushed off. Glitsky had long past into the corridor of Justice. He couldn’t carry himself to return into the morgue. He shook himself, pulling out of the reminiscence. The orange display nonetheless hummed in entrance of him. He checked out his watch and observed that he’d wasted twenty mins. He needed to get right down to paintings. there has been, first, the company aspect. In 1953, Owen had borrowed $1,500 from a G. I. mortgage application and positioned a down check on a near-bankrupt tv fix store in South San Francisco. He begun tinkering with used components, and inside of years had perfected and patented a far better insulation method for the recent tubes of early television. normal electrical picked it up, and Owen used to be on his approach. He diddled with vacuum tubes, invested in copper wiring, acquired into uncomplicated elements earlier than the microchip got here alongside. by the point Silicon Valley exploded, he used to be prepared for it. stocks of Owen Industries, Inc. , have been buying and selling at the big apple alternate for $17 a percentage, and Nash himself had managed 8 hundred thousand stocks whilst he took the company public in 1974. Figuring 3 or 4 inventory splits minimal, Nash’s own worthy on shares on my own, on the time of the BusinessWeek hide tale, used to be just about $70 million. His different resources have been additionally mammoth. along with the $250,000 Eloise and his Seacliff mansion, he owned a home and greater than one thousand acres of land in New Mexico, pied-à-terres in Hong Kong and Tokyo, a condo in ny. in line with BusinessWeek he additionally held half or controlling curiosity in 3 lodges, ski lodges in Lake Tahoe and Utah, a cafe on St. Bart’s within the Caribbean. His one failure, as of 5 years in the past, have been an airline, the Waikiki show, which had made around journeys day-by-day among Oahu and l. a. for 16 months sooner than it went bankrupt. however the guy hadn’t spent all his time in boardrooms. the 1st point out of Owen Nash in any book had not anything to do with company. In 1955 he was once the 1st non-Oriental to damage greater than six one-inch pine forums on best of each other in a sanctioned karate exhibition.