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Harlan Coben
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What kind of car does Myron drive?
(a) VW Jetta.
(b) Ford Focus.
(c) Ford Taurus.
(d) Chevy Impala.

2. What kind of car does Win drive into bad neighborhoods?
(a) Ford.
(b) Buick.
(c) Chevy.
(d) Chrysler.

3. What did the girls think the man at the phone booth had in his hand?
(a) Cell phone.
(b) Beeper.
(c) Gun.
(d) Camera.

4. Who is the elderly man who approaches Myron at the golf tournament?
(a) Ervin "The Vine" McKinney.
(b) Marvin "Marty" Buckwell.
(c) Stone "Bucky" Buckwell.
(d) Sam "Toad" Tollinger.

5. What are Myron's plans for the kidnapper's calls?
(a) Turn them over to the FBI.
(b) Hang up on them.
(c) Let the police listen in.
(d) Record them at the Coldrens' home.

Short Answer Questions

1. What surprises Myron as he watches the Coldrens' house?

2. What amount of "penalty" does the kidnapper demand because Esme is in the house?

3. What beverage do both Myron and Win order at the clubhouse?

4. Who is Win's estranged mother?

5. What recording does Linda play at the start of Chapter 7?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Myron first get involved with Jack and Linda Coldren?

2. What is Jack's history with the U.S. Open Tournament?

3. Why does Jack's partner Win refuse to help with the kidnapping investigation?

4. Explain some of the activity that occurs as Myron watches the Coldrens' house.

5. Who is the mysterious person who climbs out of Chad Coldren's bedroom window?

6. How does the author show that Win is a troubled character?

7. How does Myron finally get the information he wants about Chad being at the motel?

8. Who is Stuart Lipwitz and how does Myron come in contact with him?

9. How does the author show that Myron is afraid of commitment, both personally and professionally?

10. How does Jack respond the Myron's assertion that the motive for Chad's kidnapping could be to prevent Jack from winning the tournament?

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