The Evening News [Hardcover] Arthur Hailey

The Evening News [Hardcover] Arthur Hailey

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Arthur Hailey, the internationally renowned,
bestselling author of such unforgettable novels as
Airport, Hotel, Strong Medicine and Wheels, returns
with another dynamic, behind-the-scenes drama
exploring the personal and professional conflicts at
the heart of a great institution.
This time the setting is television news.
Hailey, as always the master storyteller, takes us
inside the studios, newsrooms, backrooms and
worldwide bureaus of CBA-TV where two major news
figures - newscaster Crawford Sloane, and 'Big-Foot'
correspondent Harry Partridge - compete, and
sometimes feud, with each other.
Their long-standing rivalry begins in Vietnam
where both are ambitious TV correspondents and in
love with the same woman. In the end, Sloane wins
the girl and the top job on the CBA News desk, while
Partridge continues onward to correspondent
stardom.
Years later, when Sloane is beset by a desperate
family crisis, he turns to Partridge and pleads for his
former adversary's aid. The crisis involves drug-
financed terrorism imported to America from Peru,
and Sloane finds his famne has made him a sitting
target. Suddenly, both men are catapulted from their
neutral role as to an