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June 6, 1991 | DENNIS McLELLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"I've always had this dream," Newport Beach writer John J. Gobbell says, "of a fellow escaping from a waterfront warehouse in San Diego in a mini-submarine. I've had the dream for about 15 years. I don't know why." Gobbell is proof that dreams sometimes do come true. His first novel, "The Brutus Lie," features a top-secret, fuel-cell-powered mini-submarine (the Brutus) that is commandeered by its designer, a former U.S.
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June 6, 1991 | DENNIS McLELLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"I've always had this dream," Newport Beach writer John J. Gobbell says, "of a fellow escaping from a waterfront warehouse in San Diego in a mini-submarine. I've had the dream for about 15 years. I don't know why." Gobbell is proof that dreams sometimes do come true. His first novel, "The Brutus Lie," features a top-secret, fuel-cell-powered mini-submarine (the Brutus) that is commandeered by its designer, a former U.S.
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December 12, 1999
* Thomas Prosser will perform a monologue and sign "Naked Hemingway" at Borders Books and Music in the Block, 20 City Blvd., Orange. 3 p.m. today. (714) 385-1025. * Stan and Beverley Jolly will sign "Dichotomy: Amish Justice" at Barnes & Noble in Fashion Island, 953 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. 2 p.m. today (949) 759-0982. * Christopher Radko will sign "Christopher Radko Ornaments" in L'Ornament Magique in New Orleans Square at Disneyland, 1313 Harbor Blvd., Anaheim. 1:30 p.m. today.
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August 22, 1995 | DENNIS McLELLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The seed for John J. Gobbell's World War II thriller, "The Last Lieutenant," was planted nearly 25 years ago in an unlikely place: a Century City high-rise where he worked as director of administration for an investment company. Gobbell was standing outside the president's office one day waiting for a meeting when he began perusing the bookshelves in the outer hallway. You know the kind of books: those used strictly for decorative purposes.
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