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Jake Needham

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JAKE NEEDHAM is an American screen and television writer who began writing crime novels when he realized he didn’t really like movies and television very much.

He is a lawyer by education. Prior to becoming a screenwriter through a series of accidents too ridiculous to be believed, he held a number of significant positions in both the pubic and private sectors where he took part in a lengthy list of international operations he has no intention of telling you about.

Mr. Needham has lived and worked in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Thailand for over twenty years. He, his wife, and their two sons now divide their time between homes in Bangkok and New York.


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I’ve had a lot of fun over the last few years writing these occasional Letters from Asia about the life of an expatriate in Thailand and the books I’ve written while I was there, but Thailand is a much different place now than it was when we started living in Bangkok more than twenty years ago. And I suppose the simple truth is that I’m pretty much fed upwith it.


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message 4: by Terry

Terry Drake Thank you for befriending me!


message 3: by Dillon (last edited Jul 19, 2014 05:41PM)

Dillon  Clay  Asher Jake, thank you for accepting my friend request.
I've downloaded and am looking forward to reading Laundry Man.
Wishing you the very best!


message 2: by C.J.

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Hello Jake,

It's such a pleasure having you as a friend here. Thank you and best wishes.

Warmest regards,
CJ


message 1: by Billy (last edited Apr 04, 2013 12:52AM)

Billy Masters TY 4 the friend connection. Looks like a great cigar!?


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