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You Can’t Spell America Without Me
Turn of the Century
The Real Thing
New York Time
s bestselling author of the novels
Turn of the Century, Heyday, True Believers,
and (with Alec Baldwin)
You Can’t Spell America Without Me,
as well as the nonfiction titles
The Real Thing, Reset,
He has also written for film, television, and the stage and contributes regularly to
The New York Times.
He lives in Brooklyn.
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