Vinnie Terranova is back, foiling a staged kidnaping of computer mogul Paul Callendar's son in order to probe possible inside information brokering. Meanwhile, McPike is having a hard time ... See full summary »
Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's therapist, Dr. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of Finch's bizarre extended family.
Search for Grace starts out as a unique thriller with effective flow from present to flashback, just enough gentleness and calm in the main plot balanced by some uncomfortable moments in the flashback. The acting is generally good but once Ken Wahl's character turns from nice-guy to vice-guy, the plot becomes typical: chase scene, couple of fights, increasing violence, the predictable conclusion. Too bad; there were a lot of nice set-up elements with the references to the 1920s and the Lindbergh flight and Lisa Hartman Black's easy going lifestyle.
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