Contract With An AngelBook - 1998
From the bestselling author of Irish Gold and Irish Lace, a novel of angelic inventionWith each new book, Andrew M. Greeley is charming a whole new generation of readers as well as delighting his legion of loyal fans. Only a novelist with his unique vision and talent could believably blend Irish-American heritage, angels, capitalism, and romance into a refreshing and modern twist on the ancient legend of Faust.Since when did archangels start appearing in public, offering people deals for their immortal souls? That seems to be more like a job for a minion from down below. But that's just what happens to millionaire media mogul Raymond Neenan. On a flight into Chicago's O'Hare airport, an ordinary-looking businessman appears in the seat beside him with these words of admonishment: "The scenario says you don't have much longer to live. You'd better straighten out the mess you've made of your life".A cynic who's used to playing hardball in the business world, Neenan isn't too interested in his soul or anyone else's -- unless there is money in it -- and he's not buying this angel bit. A little well-timed turbulence that sends the plane hurtling earthward causes him to reconsider. If he doesn't believe in it, what could it hurt to sign?Making amends in his personal and business life, both past and present -- proves to be no easy task. Though Neenan never knew it, he's damaged a lot of lives, including his own. He's hated or feared by his parents, his ex-
Publisher: New York : Tom Doherty Associates, c1998.
Characteristics: 304 pages ;,25 cm.