Commodore – A Novel

A novel portraying the extraordinary life of Cornelius Vanderbilt

July 5, 2016
by Simon Sobo
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CC: 1ST chapters

 CHAPTER 1 71 year-old Mark Gordon, youthful in appearance, and his son Robert, are visiting Mark’s sister, CC, at her dark depressing Brooklyn apartment. He is a psychiatrist, his son a junior at Yale, which is apparent from his sweatshirt. … Continue reading

October 23, 2014
by Simon Sobo
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After Lisa: Chapter 1

Based on a true story Chapter 1 October 1999 New York City Glittering crystal chandeliers brightly illuminate the Plaza Hotel’s Grand Ballroom as the sound of Strauss’ Blue Danube Waltz sweeps through the room. Sipping cocktails, guests lightly applaud the … Continue reading