|849 pages. Almost as long as Pillars of the Earth.|
No first paragraph. The subject, and this particular author writing about the JFK assassination and the era was enough to capture my attention and keep me interested through this "weighty" book. A very good read.
I'm not a huge Stephen King fan, though I've read several of his books including On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft (2000).I'm not going to highlight any particular sections. I'm just going to state unequivocally that this man can write.