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Harry Brooks

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ISBN 10: 1436393922 / ISBN 13: 9781436393928
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Paperback. 256 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.6in. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781436393928

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Title: ALL IN

Publisher: Xlibris

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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Xlibris website book description Although the term All In is usually used when a poker player bets all of his chips the author has very cleverly applied the term to the actions of PJ Gould in his quest for revenge All In is a fast moving novel that takes the reader on an exciting journey from the Middle East through the cocaine jungle of Columbia South America then to Las Vegas and ends up in New York in the boardroom of one of the largest companies in the United States It is the story of PJ Gould the adopted son of a middle class Jewish family from Philadelphia When he learns he has a twin brother Walter who has been raised by the Lippincott s one of the countries richest families in America he realizes but for the luck of the draw their situations could have been reversed Although Walter Lippincott invites his twin brother to join him in the family business PJ chooses instead to visit Israel after graduating from college It is there he discovers his Judaism and enlists in the Sayeret Matkal Israel s elite and most celebrated commando unit The Sayeret Matkal is comparable to the US military s Delta Force and is responsible for some of Israel s high profile security missions They also conduct highly sensitive assassinations sabotage and psychological warfare projects PJ became an expert in all of these He earned the reputation of the best in the business and after leaving the Sayeret Matkal he was recruited by the CIA After fifteen years of performing political assassinations he finally reached a point when he no longer wished to continue in the killing business That was when he retired and moved to Las Vegas where he became a high stakes poker player He played the game of poker the same way he lived his life When he attempted to do something he was all in He never did anything half hearted In poker all in means you could be betting all of your money on the turn of a card When he played this way sometimes he won with the b

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Harry Brooks was born and raised in Philadelphia. After graduating high school, he served two years in the Marine Corps Active Reserve. In 1953, he went into the transportation business; and over the next thirty-five years, he owned and operated numerous companies from Maine to Florida. He always had a penchant for writing, and during his business career, he was a frequent contributor to both trade and financial publications. After retiring from his business in 1989 at age fifty-eight, he wrote his first novel, Heshey. Since then, he has written four other novels and one unproduced screenplay. He presently writes articles for a local monthly publication. Harry and his wife live in suburban Philadelphia. They have five children, seven grandchildren, and two great-grand children. Visit our Web site at www.xlibris.com.

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