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Ronald S. Barak

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Described by his readers as a cross between Agatha Christie, Lee Child, and John Lescroart, bestselling author Ron Barak keeps his readers flipping the pages into the wee hours of the night. While he mostly lets his characters tell his stories, he does manage to get his licks in too.

Barak derives great satisfaction in knowing that his books not only entertain but also stimulate others to think about how things might be, how people can actually resolve real-world problems. In particular, Barak tackles the country’s dysfunctional government representatives—not just back-seat driving criticism for the sake of being a back-seat driver, but truly framing practical remedies to the political abuse and corruption adversely affecting too many people
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Ronald S. Barak This is really two questions. How would I choose to define an alternative world? Second, how would I choose my place or role in that world? I think I…moreThis is really two questions. How would I choose to define an alternative world? Second, how would I choose my place or role in that world? I think I would like to see a world free of conflict, no social conflicts and no health conflicts. I would then like to focus on identifying how people would occupy their time in such a world.(less)
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