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Phil Valentine

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Phil Valentine is the #1 bestselling author of The First Face of Janus.

He's also a syndicated talk show host with Westwood One. He's the recipient of 20 AIR Awards in Nashville and Philadelphia and the winner of the prestigious Gold Worldmedal from the New York Festivals.

His screenwriting has won the California Film Awards, the Nevada Film Festival, the Colorado Film Festival, and was a finalist in 10 other festivals, including the American Movie Awards and the Beverly Hills Film Festival. He's also an award-winning movie producer.

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I don't think there's any question that le Carré is a master storyteller. I just felt in this book there was a bit too much telling and not enough story.
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Is bitcoin for real? That was my overriding question going into this book. I wanted to understand how it worked and how it was any better (or worse) than so-called fiat currency. The authors here answer all those questions and more. If you're skeptic ...more
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This is a good history on spying in America. The several times Sulick used 'hung' for 'hanged' were a bit distracting, but overall it was an interesting read.

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