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Patrick Oster

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Patrick Oster is the author of three well-reviewed thrillers,
“The Commuter,” “The German Club,” and "The Hacker Chronicles.'
An award-winning journalist, he has covered the White House, the
State Department and the CIA. He has been a foreign correspondent
in Latin America and Europe, covering civil wars, the fall of the
Berlin Wall, NATO and the creation of the European Union.
A lawyer, he was managing editor for legal news for Bloomberg
News for more than a decade and editor-in-chief of the National
Law Journal before that. He is also the author of a non-fiction
book, “The Mexicans: A Personal Portrait of a People,” a Book-ofthe-
Month-Club selection. More details about him can be found at
www.patrickoster.com. He can be followed on Twitter @patrick
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Patrick Oster my book club is reading "The World According to Garp" by John Irving. I read it a long time ago and really liked it. I'm interested to see what I get…moremy book club is reading "The World According to Garp" by John Irving. I read it a long time ago and really liked it. I'm interested to see what I get out of it this time. Probably going to focus on the writing since I know the basic story, but I'm sure there will be bits I've forgotten that will entertain me.
I also want to remember how it differs from the Robin Williams movie.
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Patrick Oster Some German friends wonder if I am related to Gen. Hans Oster, who was killed by the Nazis for trying to assassinate Hitler. Having a character find…moreSome German friends wonder if I am related to Gen. Hans Oster, who was killed by the Nazis for trying to assassinate Hitler. Having a character find his roots in a fictional want might bring some surprises, both nice and nasty. Might be some not so good Germans in the ancestry along with this hero.(less)
Average rating: 3.88 · 90 ratings · 14 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
The Mexicans: A Personal Po...

3.87 avg rating — 69 ratings — published 2009 — 7 editions
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The Commuter

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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The German Club

3.63 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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The Hacker Chronicles

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating2 editions
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Official Review: The Hacker Chronicles by Patrick Oster
Post Number:#1 by kimmyschemy06 » 02 Apr 2017, 08:31

[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of "The Hacker Chronicles" by Patrick Oster.]

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3 out of 4 stars
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