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Human Capital

(2004)
A novel by

 
It's the spring of 2001, the Connecticut suburbs are looking fresh and opulent. Everyone is driving great cars, building beautiful houses, living the American Dream. But Drew Hagel has spent the last decade watching things slip away - his first marriage, his real estate brokerage, and his beloved daughter, Shannon, now a distant and mysterious high school senior. He is in danger of losing his place in the affluent suburbs once ruled by his father, when an unexpected friendship with Quint Manning opens Drew's eyes to vast wealth. What Drew doesn't know is that Manning has problems of his own - his midas touch is abandoning him, his restless wife, Carrie is growing disillusioned with all the money, and his hard-drinking son, Jamie, Shannon's classmate, is careering out of control. As the fortunes of three families - parents and teenagers - collide, a terrible accident involving Jamie and Shannon gives Drew the leverage he needs to stay in the game. But what are the consequences of speculating with human lives rather than money? In this astonishing, suspenseful novel, Stephen Amidon chronicles the American suburban dream with devastating accuracy.

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Hardback Editions

January 2005 : USA Hardback
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Title: Human Capital (TPB) (EE)
Author(s): Stephen Amidon
ISBN: 0-670-91527-0 / 978-0-670-91527-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking
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September 2004 : USA Hardback
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Title: Human Capital: A Novel
Author(s): Stephen Amidon
ISBN: 0-374-17350-8 / 978-0-374-17350-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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September 2004 : UK Hardback
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Title: Human Capital -- First 1st Edition
Author(s): Stephen Amidon
ISBN: 0-00-200587-5 / 978-0-00-200587-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Girioux
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Paperback Editions

January 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Human Capital: A Novel
Author(s): Stephen Amidon
ISBN: 1-250-07530-0 / 978-1-250-07530-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador
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January 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: Human Capital
Author(s): Stephen Amidon
ISBN: 0-14-101829-1 / 978-0-14-101829-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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October 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: Human Capital: A Novel
Author(s): Stephen Amidon
ISBN: 0-312-42424-8 / 978-0-312-42424-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador
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September 2005 : UK Paperback
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Title: Human Capital --2005 publication
Author(s): Stephen Amidon
ISBN: 0-00-639382-9 / 978-0-00-639382-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: PicadorUSA
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October 2004 : USA Paperback
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Title: Human Capital
Author(s): Stephen Amidon
ISBN: 0-670-91535-1 / 978-0-374-94035-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar
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Kindle Editions

January 2006 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Human Capital
Author(s): Stephen Amidon
Publisher: Penguin
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October 2005 : USA, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Human Capital: A Novel
Author(s): Stephen Amidon
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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