Airtight

Airtight Nick Copeland has lost his mind only twice in his forty eight years once in college on a bad acid trip and once at this very moment as the mountain of bills he s been hiding from his family finally

  • Title: Airtight
  • Author: J.P. Smith
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  • Page: 146
  • Format: Paperback
  • Nick Copeland has lost his mind only twice in his forty eight years once in college on a bad acid trip, and once at this very moment, as the mountain of bills he s been hiding from his family finally topples But Nick s chance meeting with an old friend, Rob Johnson, pulls on the memory wires Rob who s already lost his wife and job seems resigned to a life of basic cable Nick Copeland has lost his mind only twice in his forty eight years once in college on a bad acid trip, and once at this very moment, as the mountain of bills he s been hiding from his family finally topples But Nick s chance meeting with an old friend, Rob Johnson, pulls on the memory wires Rob who s already lost his wife and job seems resigned to a life of basic cable and Chinese takeout Suddenly, the answer to their problems arrives two airtight jars of high grade heroin they d buried under the football field of their old college campus.Returning to the scene of the crime that never happened seems like a cinch that is, until Nick takes a trip down Memory Lane and a sharp right turn on Law Enforcement Drive This is not the beads and bellbottoms of their youths, but maybe the Stones were right, anyway you can t always get what you want.Tarantino meets Mamet in this action packed trip from the prolific literary novelist J.P Smith Get A Copy Kindle Store StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Paperback, 340 pages Published November 20th 2012 by Thomas Mercer first published 1989 More Details Original Title The Man From Marseilles ISBN 1612185665 ISBN13 9781612185668 Other Editions 7 All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Friend Reviews To see what your friends thoug

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    1. J.P. Smith

      J.P Smith was born in New York City and began his writing career in England, where he lived for several years with his wife and daughter, and where his first novel was published As a screenwriter, he was an Academy Nicholl Fellowship Semifinalist in 2014 The Drowning, a psychological thriller published in January 2019 by Sourcebooks Landmark, is his seventh novel.His eighth, If She Were Dead, w J.P Smith was born in New York City and began his writing career in England, where he lived for several years with his wife and daughter, and where his first novel was published As a screenwriter, he was an Academy Nicholl Fellowship Semifinalist in 2014 The Drowning, a psychological thriller published in January 2019 by Sourcebooks Landmark, is his seventh novel.His eighth, If She Were Dead, will be published in 2020

    842 thoughts on “Airtight”

    1. ARC Fiction I see other reviews that are nixing the book and I guess those reviewers were under 35 and didn t get it Maybe they didn t read the ending Yes, there are two former collegeI wouldn t call them buddies, like acquaintanceswho are reunited at a job fair thirty years later After reminiscing, they remember they buried two mason jars of heroin back in the day Not know what to do with it then and not wanting to get caught with it, it sat there for 30 years Unemployed and ARC Fiction I see o [...]


    2. After attempting to read this book I can t tell you why now I wanted to read this book other then it must have sounded good at the time The book started out alright I was not fully invested in Nick or Rob but there was something sort of charming about them They are the down and out losers but I always like a underdog So I stuck with the book for about the first 6 chapters The book then went into my started but have not completed book Going through this pile I picked this book up again I s After [...]


    3. I didn t really know what I was getting when I bought this It turns out to be an okay thriller, maybe a bit better than okay.Nick Copeland was an advertising man until he was invited to make way for younger folks He hit the job market and found nobody buying He even went to a jobs fair His whole life is looking bleak His wife has found a job in a preschool, her advanced degrees getting her nothing better They are on the hook for a large, expensive house and a expensive private school I didn t re [...]


    4. I must admit that prior to reading AIRTIGHT I was not familiar with any of the works of J P Smith and therefore had no clue as to what to expectRTIGHT opens in the 60 s with a young college student named Nick Copeland in the throes of a bad acid trip, his cry for help leads to his accidental meeting with the dorm neighbor next door, Rob Johnson It then flashes forward 30 years as they meet again under somewhat unusual circumstances Both men s lives are in a downward spiral and as they rem I must [...]


    5. I really enjoyed AIRTIGHT Crime stories that involve normal people who become desperate and choose to engage in a criminal enterprise Just this one time to bail themselves out is a classic morality tale that never gets old for me AIRTIGHT presents this tale from the point of view of middle aged Nick Copland who faces financial problems that he must somehow solve Enter an old college friend who s even desperate than Nick, then add an old jar of heroin buried since 1970 and you have the I really e [...]


    6. Nick, ultra cool and high most of the time in college, goes on to have a successful career wife and family type life until he is laid off at 50 and unable to find a job When he runs into an old college buddy also out of work with whom he had once done a drug deal, they begin to talk of uncovering an old heroin stash.I was definitely intrigued by the premise for this book, and the opening chapter, detailing Nick s epic drug trip, was quite riveting But the writing when downhill after that I Nick, [...]


    7. A TRIP WORTH TAKINGThis story can only be described as a Real Trip Two former college buddies 30 years later, their current lives in a shambles attempt to bail themselves out of hock by revisiting their old alma matter, where they dig up their solution It s worked before back in the day and you d think it should work now, with a little help from their friends of course Only these two losers are in trouble bigtime And the they dig, the deeper in trouble they get So hang with these d A TRIP WORTH [...]


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