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Story Merchant Books presents the debut novel Interrogator’s Notebook from prize-winning author and blogger Martin Ott. A former U.S. Army interrogator, Martin Ott uses his real-world experience and meticulous research in creating the character of Norman Kross, a master interrogator skilled at unlocking others’ secrets but blind to the truth of his relationship with his wife, sons, father and friends. Norman Kross is a career interrogator who has worked covertly in some of the most dangerous places in the world. It’s taken its toll, though. He returns to his Los Angeles home, contemplating retirement and coming to terms with his past in his Interrogator’s Notebook. Floundering as a teacher, Norman agrees to take on one last assignment, to interrogate the character actor George Stark who may be responsible for the death of a director’s daughter. Armed with cunning, deceit and a deadly past, the actor poses an escalating challenge, and a terrifying threat to everything Norman has ever cared about. For the author, the heated debate surrounding enhanced interrogation techniques and the role of the interrogator in protecting our national interests provides the backdrop to this crossover literary/suspense novel. But it is the personal life of a man pushed to the brink of his and societal moralities, and the choices he makes that is at the heart of this story. Find out more at www.interrogatorsnotebook.com.
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Norman Kross is a career interrogator who has worked covertly in some of the most dangerous places in the world. He returns to his LA home, contemplating retirement and coming to terms with his past. He may be a master at unlocking others' secrets, but he is blind to the truth of his relationship with his wife, sons, father, and friends. Floundering as a teacher, Norman agrees to take on one last assignment, to interrogate a character actor who may be responsible for the death of a director's daughter. The secrets he uncovers are far more terrifying than any battlefield, any windowless room, any passage in the notebook he feverishly writes in to make sense of what men are capable of behind their masks.About the Author:
A former U.S. Army interrogator, Martin Ott has published two books of poetry (Captive, C&R Press and Poets' Guide to America, coauthored with John F. Buckley) as well as dozens of short stories in publications such as Connecticut Review, the Literary Review, the Los Angeles Review, Nimrod, Prairie Schooner and Quality Paperback Literary Review. His blog for writers - writeliving.wordpress.com/ - has been read by thousands of people in more than 75 countries. Find out more at martinottwriter.com.
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Book Description Story Merchant, 2013. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. 206 pages. 9.00x6.00x0.52 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # zk0983605882
Book Description Story Merchant, 2013. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0983605882