An American fiction writer and journalist, he’s most widely known for his 2007 novel, Body of Lays, which tells the storyplot of the CIA officer battling terrorism. His various other works are the Sun Ruler (2000) and Bloodmoney (2011). He graduated from Harvard College or university and spent a decade being a reporter for The Wall structure Road Journal. While surviving in Paris, he proved helpful as professional editor from the International Herald Tribune. He wedded Dr. Eve Thornberg, with whom he elevated three kids. His book, Body of Lays, was converted to a film starring Leonardo Dicaprio.