By Scott Smith
All of it appeared So Simple...
Two brothers and their pal bump into the wreckage of a plane—the pilot is useless and his duffle bag comprises 4 million money in money. the boys conform to cover, preserve and proportion the fortune. yet what started out as an easy plan slowly devolves right into a ugly nightmare none of them can keep an eye on.
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As soon as I saw it, I remembered it from our childhood. It was how he'd looked when a teacher called on him in school. "I was just cold," he said. " Jacob glanced at me, then gave Carl a hesitant nod. "That's a good thing," Carl said, "a real good thing. " "My dad made us," Jacob said. " Carl didn't seem to hear him. "I remember your father," he started, but then seemed immediately to think better of it, as if suddenly unsure that it was actually our father he remembered and not some other deceased native of Ashenville.
A Simple Plan by Scott Smith