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The Secret Parts of Fortune

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The Secret Parts of Fortune by Ron Rosenbaum
Sep 18, 2000 | ISBN 9780375505928

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What people are saying about Ron Rosenbaum

"Ron Rosenbaum is one of the great masters of the metaphysical detective story, a nonfiction writer in the spirit of Borges, Nabokov, and Poe."
—Errol Morris, from the Foreword

"One of the most original journalists and writers of our time."
—David Remnick

"Ron Rosenbaum combines the skills of a terrific investigative reporter and an accomplished literary stylist with an idiosyncratic streak all his own."
—Philip Lopate

"Rosenbaum is a rare triple threat: He is a first-rate thinker, a fine reporter, and a superb writer."
—Gary Kamiya, Salon

"I plan on hanging Ron Rosenbaum’s ‘marriage proposal’ [column] in a prominent place. Should my husband begin to take me for granted, he will be reminded that I am not without options."
—Rosanne Cash

Explaining Hitler is "an intellectual tour de force" (George Will), "a work of importance and fascination"
(George Steiner).

"Ron Rosenbaum is among the most thoughtful and insightful interpreters of our fractured fin-de-siècle society. He has
a wonderful eye for paradox and always manages to find the significant detail and to suggest the most intriguing
conclusion. He pursues the elusive and the complicated with great clarity."
—Robert Stone

"You made me look like a f——g lunatic."
—Oliver Stone

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