Tangent Objective

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, Apr 15, 1980
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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Asante is only one of the 61 new emergent nations in Africa where, when you get right down to it, might is still white. On the surface only a Hilton has risen in its one city but there's lots of oil ... Read full review

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When I started working as a bookseller in 1994 it was toward the end of Lawrence Sanders' life but at the peak of his popularity. His Archy McNally series, the first title of which, McNally's Secret ... Read full review


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Lawrence Sanders was born in Brooklyn, New York on March 15, 1920. He graduated from Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana, in 1942 and served in the Marine Corps from 1943 to 1946. After years of working as an editor for a number of magazines, including Mechanics Illustrated and Science and Mechanics, Lawrence Sanders wrote and published his first novel, The Anderson Tapes (1970), at the age of 50 which won the Edgar Award for Best First Mystery Novel from The Mystery Writers of America. It was made into a film in 1971, as was The First Deadly Sin (1973). Sanders died February 7, 1998

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