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  • For years, he had wanted to write a novel about Moses, but as he started to write, "there lay the prose. Limp, lifeless."

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  • Timothy Warshaw, "the red-hot movie maker of the hour" tells the fictional Herman Wouk that Hezzie Jacobs, "a Texas venture capitalist who sometimes dabbles in films, though his main interest is oil from algae," was approached by Louis Gluck, an Australian "eccentric investor, a uranium tycoon" with money in "a vast project of algae ponds going in Nullarbor, Australia."

    BOOK REVIEW: ‘The Lawgiver’ →

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