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The Big Killing Hardcover – 1 Jun 1989


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  • Hardcover
  • Publisher: Bantam Dell Pub Group; First Printing edition (1 Jun. 1989)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0553053248
  • ISBN-13: 978-0553053241
  • Package Dimensions: 22.6 x 15.5 x 2.8 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 9,850,734 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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In this debut novel of the Smith and Wetzon mystery series, Annette Meyers creates a chilling tale of scandal and murder on Wall Street. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

From the Author

How I came to write THE BIG KILLING
It all began when I was working as a Wall Street headhunter. We interviewed stockbrokers at the Four Seasons because we knew they'd come out for a free drink in an elegant place. A stockbroker I was interviewing jumped up from the table, said he had to make a phone call and left me and his attache at the table. When he wasn't back after a half hour, I paid the bill, picked up his attache and went to find him. I saw him huddled over the telephone and had the immediate thought, what if I open the door to the booth and he slides out dead? He wasn't of course and he doesn't know I wrote a book about the incident. When I began writing THE BIG KILLING, I wanted to feature two strong women, successful Wall Street women, partners. The most successful partners in crime I admired are Holmes and Watson. I played with the consonents and came up with Wesson, knew immediately that one partner would be Smith. Then I changed the letters slightly on Wesson and got Wetzon. Voila. Smith and Wetzon came to life. They go after the big guns on Wall Street. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.


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