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Lawrence W. Gold

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in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York, The United States



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Lawrence W. Gold, MD is a retired physician. He is a veteran of the Vietnam War where he served in an evacuation hospital, ran an emergency room and was a Battalion Surgeon. He completed his training in internal medicine and diseases of the kidney in 1968.

He retired in 1995 after 23 years in a hospital-based practice caring for patients with complicated illnesses and served as Chief of Medicine. After retirement he and his wife, Doris, spent time sailing at sea. He has written three screenplays based on his novels. His screenplay for Rage won honorable mention at the 80th annual Writer's Digest contest. He lives in Grass Valley, CA with his wife.


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Lawrence Gold Caught by Harlan Coben
A good writes, as usual, but telegraphs the "surprise" ending too soon. Enjoyed the read.

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