It had been almost six months since Jamie had turned down the offer to become Greenwich’s vice president of human resources. He remembered that Vince Green had seemed particularly agitated by his decision to join Telegraph, even swearing about his rival at one point. And Jamie had sensed even then that he should not throw away Green’s phone number. The memory of that moment gave Jamie hope.
Certainly Green would be interested in talking to Jamie. For one, the two men shared a frustration with Telegraph. More important, Jamie had information that he might find interesting.
At the time Jamie called, Green was on the verge of abandoning his almost morbid curiosity about Telegraph, and resign himself to never understanding his rival. ...