Stefan Kanfer is the author of fifteen books, including the bestselling biographies of show business icons: Groucho; Ball of Fire (Lucille Ball); Somebody (Marlon Brando); and Tough Without a Gun (Humphrey Bogart.) He has also written many social histories, among them The Last Empire, about the De Beers diamond company, and Stardust Lost, an account of the rise and fall of the Yiddish Theater in New York. Kanfer also wrote two novels about World War II, and served as the only journalist on the President's Commission on the Holocaust. He was the first by-lined cinema critic for Time magazine, where he worked as writer and editor for more than two decades. He has been given many writing awards and was named a Literary Lion of the New York Public Library. He lives in New York.
Jordan Gulok is off for a little R&R in Miami, but he must maintain his skills. He frequents a firing range where he stumbles upon a paramilitary group called the 417s. Is an anti-gun US Congressman somehow entangled in a plot to raid several military arms storage depots? The 417s are poised to visit a fresh hell on the Caribbean if Jordan, his lovely ally and her edgy colleagues can't stop them.
Jordan Gulok, an Inuit, is a former Navy SEAL. He is tasked with stopping a lethal group who’s manufacturing sometimes toxic pharmaceuticals and selling them world wide. In a blizzard, NY City’s roads are impassable, but Jordan grew up hunting on ice and snow. He hunts alone, but as the bad guys close in, he turns for help to Rose Ho. Are her connections legit? Will she help, or is she trouble?
This is a tongue-in-cheek commentary on contemporary international dealings as seen through the World Body, a thinly disguised UN-type organization. Especially the networks and politicians are presented in comic parodies of themselves as they machinate to maintain the status quo and enrich themselves while doing so. You'll laugh out loud. Come along!