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Patrick Lane

After graduating from Sussex University with a degree in English, Patrick joined Price Waterhouse & Co in the City of London as a bowler-hat wearing chartered accountant. Moving to France followed by Switzerland and then California, he pursued a career in international finance as a smuggler for many years before moving to Miami to manage a smoked salmon factory. The next fifteen years were spent as International Business Director for a publicly-owned software company followed by five years as a senior administrator at an American university. Patrick was found guilty of racketeering and served time in a Federal Penitentiary where he discovered the works of Marcel Proust.   


Recollections of a Racketeer