The Final Detail Quotes.

1. "It reminded him of the Sound of Music. Myron liked the ole Julie Andrews musical well enough. who didn't? but he always found one song particularly dumb. One of the classics, actually. My Favorite Things. The song made no sense. Ask a zillion people to list their absolute favorite things, and how many of them are going to list doorbells for crying out loud. You know what, Milly, I love doorbells. To hell with strolling on a quiet beach, or reading a great book, or making love or seeing a broadway musical. Doorbells, Milly, doorbells really punch my ticket. Sometimes I just run up to people's houses and press their doorbells and, well, I think i am man enough to admit I shutter."
- Harlan Coben, The Final Detail

2. "Myron lay sprawled next to a knee-knockingly gorgeous brunette clad only in a Class-B-felony bikini, a tropical drink sans umbrella in one hand, the aqua clear Caribbean water lapping at his feet, the sand a dazzling white powder, the sky a pure blue that could only be God's blank canvas, the sun a soothing and rich as a Swedish masseur with a snifter of cognac, and he was intensely miserable."
- Harlan Coben, The Final Detail

3. "One time Clu tried to explain it to me, Enos continued. ‘Sometimes,’ he said, ‘you don’t want to escape the world; sometimes you want to escape yourself.’ He cocked his head. Do you believe that? Not really, Myron said. Like a lot of cute phrases, it sounds good. But it also sounds like a load of self-rationalization."
- Harlan Coben, The Final Detail

4. "It was true what they said: The older you become, the more you are like your parents. Soon he’d be telling a kid not to stick his elbow out the car window or he’d lose it."
- Harlan Coben, The Final Detail

5. "Jared was her son and the co-general manager of the Yankees—co meaning shares the title with someone who knows what he’s doing because he got the job through nepotism."
- Harlan Coben, The Final Detail

6. "They watched a repeat of Frasier on Channel 11. The show was starting to grow on them both."
- Harlan Coben, The Final Detail

7. "When Myron was ten years old, his father had taken him and his younger brother, Brad, to a game. Brad was five at the time. Dad had secured"
- Harlan Coben, The Final Detail

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