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The kings of cool

by Don Winslow

  • 219 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • FICTION / Thrillers,
  • Conflict of generations,
  • FICTION / General,
  • Friendship,
  • FICTION / Crime,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDon Winslow
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3573.I5326 K56 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25260130M
    ISBN 109781451665321
    LC Control Number2012010619

    Spanning from s Southern California to the recent past, The Kings of Cool is a breathtak-ingly original saga of family in all its forms--fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, friends and lovers. As the trio at the center of the book does battle with a cabal of drug dealers and crooked cops, they come to learn that their future is Brand: Simon & Schuster. Books of Kings, two books of the Hebrew Bible or the Protestant Old Testament that, together with Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, and 1 and 2 Samuel, belong to the group of historical books (Deuteronomic history) written during the Babylonian Exile (c. bc) of the Jews. (In most Roman Catholic.

    “The Kings of Cool” also highlights the Association’s activities through the s, s and s. “The past isn’t the past,” Winslow writes. “It’s always with us. They would do well to start with this prequel, The Kings Of Cool, before reading Savages or seeing the movie. It has all the snap and savvy of Savages but with even more ambition and heart. Here we get the origin story of Ben and Chon and O, along with flashbacks to the '60s for the origin story of the drug trade in California.

    The Kings of Cool - The Kings of Cool audiobook, by Don Winslow From the New York Times bestselling author of The Cartel, The Force, and The Border In Savages, Don Winslow introduced Ben and Chon, twenty-something best friends who risk everything to save the girl they both love, O. Among the most celebrated literary thrillers, Savages was a Top 10 Book of the. The First Book of Kings begins with the elderly King David naming Solomon, his son by Bathsheba, as King of Israel and Judah to succeed him. King Solomon reigned over the United Kingdom of Israel circa to BC, and built the Temple of Solomon in Jerusalem in the mid-tenth century BC. Solomon prays to the Lord God to give him Wisdom to.


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The Kings of Cool is a prequel to Don Winslow's successful book, Savages. In it, he provides the reader with the backstory of how Ben, Chon, and O's characters became who they are. The time-line reaches from the s to roughly the early 's, set mostly in Orange County (Newport Beach and Laguna), California and a bit in Mexico.4/5.

“Don Winslow, whose book The Kings of Cool, just came out, is a rarity among writers of fiction: He doesn't just make it up.” -- Chip McGrath, The New York Times “A fast, fun, smart jazz-riff of a book, a prequel to Savages and every bit as good What sets Winslow apart in the crowded field of crime/mystery/thriller writers is the /5().

The New York Times Book Review. Don Winslow, whose book The Kings of Cool, just came out, is a rarity among writers of fiction: He doesn't just make it up. — Chip McGrath. The New York Times.

Winslow offers a prequel for his drug-war epic Savages (). The year finds Ben Leonard and his buddy Chon doing what they do best: helping Brand: Simon & Schuster.

“The Kings of Cool” would be a slender book if it merely laid the groundwork for the most explosive parts of “Savages.” But Mr. Winslow tantalizingly divides his story between two.

In Savages, Don Winslow introduced Ben and Chon, twenty-something best friends who risk everything to save the girl they both love, O. Among the most celebrated literary thrillers in recent memory, Savages was a Top 10 Book of selection by Janet Maslin in the New York Times and Stephen King in Entertainment Weekly as.

Spanning from s Southern California to the recent past, The Kings of Cool is a breathtak­ingly original saga of family in all its forms—fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, friends and lovers. As the trio at the center of the book does battle with a cabal of drug dealers and crooked cops, they come to learn that their future is Released on: J “Don Winslow, whose book The Kings of Cool, just came out, is a rarity among writers of fiction: He doesn't just make it up.” (Chip McGrath The New York Times) “A fast, fun, smart jazz-riff of a book, a prequel to Savages and every bit as good What sets Winslow apart in the crowded field of crime/mystery/thriller writers is the /5().

Spanning from s Southern California to the recent past, The Kings of Cool is a breathtak­ingly original saga of family in all its forms—fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, friends and lovers. As the trio at the center of the book does battle with a cabal of drug dealers and crooked cops, they come to learn that their future is /5().

‘The Kings of Cool’ is vintage Don Winslow. He offers great insights into his characters with deep intriguing plots with a few twists along the way. A thought provoking and well thought out story that keeps you engaged (more suspense than a thriller), this book takes you through 30.

Buy a cheap copy of The Kings of Cool book by Don Winslow. In Savages, Don Winslow introduced Ben and Chon, twenty-something best friends who risk everything to save the girl they both love, O.

Among the most celebrated Free shipping over $Price: $   Spanning from s Southern California to the recent past, The Kings of Cool is a breathtak­ingly original saga of family in all its forms—fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, friends and lovers.

As the trio at the center of the book does battle with a cabal of drug dealers and crooked cops, they come to learn that their future is /5(8). Kings Of Cool () About book: Crazy fun to read. This is a hyper fast story with witty dialogue and cultural references every other sentence.

I especially loved the lines from The Godfather. If you want more insight into the drug world, you'll get both perspectives: those who are for drugs and those who are against them.

The Kings of Cool: Prequel to Savages Don Winslow. Simon & Schuster, $25 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. ARTICLES. In My Own Words: Mexican Drug Wars: Don Winslow.

Now, in his high-octane prequel, The Kings of Cool, Winslow reaches back in time to tell the story of how Ben, Chon, and O became the people they are. Spanning from s Southern California to the recent past, it is a tale of family in all its forms -- fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, friends and lovers.

'Savages' Return In 'The Kings Of Cool' Inwriter Don Winslow hit it big with his crime novel, gh he'd already written 12 novels, Savages was the book that really launched his.

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Editions for The Kings of Cool: (ebook published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Hardcover published in ), Book: All Authors / Contributors: Don Winslow.

Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages cm: [His books] are always superb and The Kings of Cool - a new prequel to the brilliant Savages may be his best yet * The Sun * An Read more User-contributed reviews.

Don Winslow’s The Kings of Cool is a bold, enthralling story of love, lust, greed, drugs, and the fallacies of them all. Don Winslow crafts a masterpiece of a story that weaves together the past and present lives of 8 characters in his novel The Kings of Cool, which is the prequel to his novel Kings of Cool focuses on the lives of Ben, Chon, and the.

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Outline. Below is an outline for 2 Kings. For an outline of both 1 and 2 Kings see Introduction to 1 Kings: Outline. The Kings of Cool (Book): Winslow, Don: Published to coincide with the release of Academy Award-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone's major film of Savages from Universal Pictures in July starring John Travolta, Blake Lively, Benecio Del Toro, Uma Thurman, Emile Hirsch, Taylor Kitsch, Aaron Johnson, and Salma Hayek--this is the much-anticipated prequel to Don .The Book of Kings is the ninth book of the Hebrew Bible or the eleventh and twelfth books of the Christian Old concludes the Deuteronomistic history, a history of Israel also comprising the books of Joshua and Judges and the Book of Samuel, which biblical commentators believe was written to provide a theological explanation for the destruction of .