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James P. Othmer

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in Mt. Kisco, NY, The United States

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Author of the novels THE FUTURIST and HOLY WATER and the nonfiction advertising memoir ADLAND: Searching for the Meaning of Life on a Branded Planet. Also, writing as James Conway, the author of the financial thriller THE LAST TRADE.

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The Futurist

3.27 avg rating — 419 ratings — published 2006 — 19 editions
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Adland: Searching for the M...

3.30 avg rating — 161 ratings — published 2009 — 7 editions
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Holy Water

3.41 avg rating — 116 ratings — published 2010 — 5 editions
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