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Richard North Patterson


Balance of Power

Protect and Defend

Richard North Patterson is the author of fourteen previous bestselling and critically acclaimed novels. Formerly a trial lawyer, Patterson was the SEC's liaison to the Watergate special prosecutor and has served on the boards of several Washington advocacy groups. He lives in San Francisco and on Martha's Vineyard with his partner, Dr. Nancy Clair.

I find it very unusual -- almost unique -- that there was this product that crossed all socioeconomic lines. That rich and poor were eating not only the same [food], but prepared in the same way. The only difference between eating an oyster in the worst slums and in Delmonico's at a banquet for the President is the plate would be fancier.

- Mark Kurlansky
The Big Oyster

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