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The Rocks - "1983 In Turnaround" (page 75-181) Summary & Analysis

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Aegina, her husband Fergus and their three-year-old son Charlie were visiting Mallorca for the summer. Fergus, along with his friend and business partner Francois, had enjoyed significant success in previous development projects nearby. The two men took Gerald on a boat ride around the island in order to propose a business deal. They explained that their plan was to buy a portion of Gerald’s land and build cottages. Their plan was to give Gerald a percentage upon the sale, and subsequently, he would receive percentages of the eventual profits. Gerald was skeptical, not only of the plans, but also of the thought of bulldozers destroying his olive trees. Nevertheless, he agreed. Fergus assumed that Gerald would be hard-put to agree to his offer, but Gerald did so though without excitement.

Later, at Lulu’s, Fergus explained his building plan to...

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