After middling pharmaceutical company executive Clyde Young boards an airplane to attend a national meeting to make a presentation concerning his employeras premium drug, his schedule is thrown into a curve when terrorists hijack the plane. After refusing to keep his head down, he is hurled out with a parachute that barely functions. He is able to survive in the wilderness, but upon his arrival back to civilization, no one believes his story. They assume he is one of the terrorists that hijacked the airplane, so Young escapes to Las Vegas to determine why he was targeted and who was responsible for his ordeal. He lives as a street person and meets four people who believe his story: a sociopath, a prostitute, an alcoholic doctor and a pickpocket. These people become his allies. They travel with him to the east coast and then to Europe. As Young continues his investigation, he discovers abuses on the part of his employer that could result in mortal danger for innumerable innocent patients. He must act quickly to expose the danger by staying one step ahead of the unknown criminals who are closing in on him and his allies.Inside was a Lexus GS 430 sedan. Now the planning failed me. Okay, I was here, but how to start it without the key? ... All I needed was a smart key for a dumb thief . A smart key doesna#39;t even need to be in the ignition, just on the person, and it works electronically. ... know a code? I stood still as if standing like that would help. For ten minutes, it seemed, I stood there with sweat beading on my forehead andanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Broken Parachute Man|
|Author||:||Robert B. Bolin|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2009-01-07|