Chasing 120: A Story of Food, Faith, Fraud and the Pursuit of Longevity

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While some may have differing opinions regarding whether they would want to live to be 120 years old, Chasing 120: A Story of Food, Faith, Fraud and the Pursuit of Longevity by Monte Wolverton, unveils the story of health mogul, Dr. Tyler Belknap, who insists that a long life can be realized even amidst health fads, GMO scares, scams and false advertising.

Dr. Belknap is essentially the "Pied Piper" of health and spirituality. He's a clever health mogul and marketer whose promises of a 120-year life influence the masses to dig deep into their pockets to follow his Bible-based program. While some realize improved health; others suffer serious side effects after taking his specially formulated supplements and GMO's. However this doesn't stop Dr. Belknap. His solution is to bury these occurrences by bribing politicians and city officials, and will stop at no length to keep whistleblowers at bay.

The truth somehow always finds a way to show itself, and it does so in this book when an employee of Dr. Belknap discovers his son developed brain damage from one of his substance-laced foods. The book goes on to show readers that while life isn't always fair, it does go on and thrive despite misplaced faith.

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A native of Vancouver, Washington, Monte Wolverton is an artist, syndicated editorial cartoonist, writer and son of cartoonist Basil Wolverton. He began his career in a Southern California design studio while attending Ambassador College in Pasadena, California, with further study at Art Center College of Design, later earning an MA from Vermont’s Goddard College. Wolverton’s freelance design, advertising and illustration clients have included companies as diverse as the US Forest Service, the George Lucas Educational Foundation and MAD magazine. He served for several years as design director and later managing editor and writer for Plain Truth magazine and is an ordained minister. His editorial cartoons are syndicated worldwide by Caglecartoons. He lives in southwest Washington with his wife Kaye, near children and grandchildren.

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Monte Wolverton's first novel is a heady brew of faith and finances as people's spiritual hungers are exploited by an unscrupulous man bent on making money under the guise of making disciples. Chasing 120 will take you on a ride through the perils of greed, misplaced faith, and awakening to the truth no matter how painful. - Wayne Jacobsen, author and President of Lifestream Media What a pleasure it was to read Chasing 120 - A Story of Food, Faith, Fraud and the Pursuit of Longevity by Monte Wolverton. Having known Monte for almost 20 years, I know he has the necessary credentials and experience to write this fascinating story, filled with Christ-centered, real life lessons. Monte addresses some contemporary concerns and problems, as they might meet in a "perfect storm" with dysfunctional Christianity. This story moves and keeps the reader interested - from beginning to end. You won't regret reading it, and I am certain you will recommend it to friends. This story is guaranteed to both entertain you and to make you think. - Dan Wooding, author, broadcaster, journalist, and founder of the ASSIST News Service (www.assistnews.net) "Chasing 120 brings to the forefront issues that surround us today, with so many people following rogue religions and corrupt politicians, instead of educating themselves, asking questions, and standing up when something isn't right. This book is a delightful read that from the beginning to the end will have your mind wondering how much it actually parallels what is going on in today's world with the hunger for youth and longevity at its peak. Are you chasing 120?" - Christi Silbaugh - Freelance writer

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