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What is a good book for a 5 day vacation?

Am going on a company retreat to Caribbean (yeah - great company!) for 5 days/4 nights, and want to take a book to read. I like the John Rain seriesby Barry Eisler, and Bourne series by Ludlum - and have read them all. I am not really a Tom Clancy fan, so if you suggest him - suggest the BEST. So? What do you suggest?

Asked By: stay_fan1 - 7/24/2007
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I am a mystery author, so I will toot my own horn and tout my own books at the end of this answer. Here are some excellent books: "The Godfather" by Mario Puzo (yes, the movie is excellent too but this is an outstanding novel) "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" (so funny and witty you have to read it twice) "Horn... More
Answered By: Vincent O - 7/24/2007
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The broker by John Grisham or any other grisham book.. I also just read the godfather by mario puzo and if you liked the movie (assuming you've watched it) you're gonna fall in love with the book. CHeeRioS
Answered By: twinkLe - 7/24/2007
 
Try some of the Joe Leaphorn/Jim Chee Novels series of books by Toni Hillerman. These book s are great reads - Native American/murder mystery/thrillers set in the modern American west. I would recommend Shape Shifter or Skeleton Man
Answered By: Ralph - 7/24/2007
 
Clive Cussler tends to write books (with the same main character) that have a Bond/Indiana Jones feel to them. You might like that.
Answered By: j m - 7/24/2007
 
Have you tried the Kite Runner? I just finished it, great book!
Answered By: FridaY - 7/24/2007
 
If your a dog lover , Marley and me is a great book.
Answered By: obx Girl - 7/24/2007
 
I think the only book that would take that long to read would be the dictionary.
Answered By: anythingcanhappen - 7/24/2007
 
Twilight and New Mooon by Stephenie Meyer books three aka Eclipse will not be out untill August 7th,2007 Twilight is a Love story with a Bite
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Answered By: Bella - 7/24/2007
 
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