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The Dinosaur Club

3.53 of 5 stars 3.53  ·  rating details  ·  58 ratings  ·  9 reviews
Both a penetrating look at today's business world and a devastating assessment of corporate greed, The Dinosaur Club is a compelling novel and a hilarious page-turner. Within days, Jack Fallon learns that his wife of twenty-four years is dumping him and that the only company he's ever worked for is about to do the same. The head honchos at Waters Cable have decided to impl ...more
Paperback, 401 pages
Published December 1st 1998 by Pocket Books (first published 1997)
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This is a greatly amusing book! It's a real page turner. The author, William Heffermnn, told a story about internal corporate warfare with great details. It's a warfare between the Dinosaurs Club and a group of cunning executives.

The whole story gives a reflective thought of what really worth-seeking in corporate life & how the companies are liable to their employees' state of welfare & security.

A copy of the book I red belonged to Ottawa Public Library back to 1999, but misteriously di
Not a bod book, sort of simple in it's scope. It's basically "First Wives Club" for corporate America. An over-the-hill sales executive with a fat salary and almost-mature pension is threatened with downsizing due to corporate greed and decides to fight back.
I would have preferred a different ending, and it's sort of tough to feel sorry for Jack, the main character, making 6 figures and still not able to save for his own retirement.
It does serve as a good insite into the greed/lack of employee
Don't look for depth in this book. Instead it is a fun, repeatable read with black and white good guys and bad guys. You jeer the bad guys and cheer the good guys as you reach the (predictable) end. So why a 4-star rating for a shallow, predicable book? Because it is SO much fun.
When I eat I sometimes want a new, challenging taste sensation that I'll be thinking about for the rest of the evening. And sometimes I want a good burger - something to eat while I watch a fun movie, wiping my fingers
R. Campbell
Worth reading -- but the climax was a little too far fetched.
I found this one a highly entertaining read. Heffernan's writing style put me in mind of Donald Westlake, one of my all-time favorite storytellers.
Aug 24, 2007 CLM rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Betsy and Kip
A cleverly conceived thriller which would make a better movie than nearly everything out there.
Roger Allen
Showed promise, but lost me at the end with a highly improbable scenario.
Barb Boomer
Lacked something: real characters? believable plot? hmm, don't waste your time.
A little dated, but good story.
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