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Told Goldberg's cleverly spun novel is set in 1998 Las Vegas.

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September 24th, 2014

Told Goldberg's cleverly spun novel is set in 1998 Las Vegas.

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  • "You get the sense that you’re endorsing a criminal enterprise."

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  • “In Britain Philby had been too British to be doubted; in Russia he was too British to be believed.”

  • Read it with Spotify open, so you can hear the past come alive.

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  • "“We lived in a misunderstood city, in a place that thrives only by convincing outsiders that it is something it is not..."

  • It'll keep you laughing right up until the moment you realize you’ve been reading a tragedy all along.

  • “I have a good poker face because I am half dead inside” is a swell way to open a book.

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