excerpted from the newspaper article by Joe Tash
V. Frank Asaro brings together many of his areas of expertise - philosopher, lawyer, inventor and composer - in his new novel, "The Tortoise Shell Code."
Asaro, from San Diego, wanted to tell the dramatic story of the sinking of a commercial fishing boat off the coast of Central America, while putting forward his theory of "co-opetition," in which both cooperation andcompetition are essential elements of every type of human endeavor.
V. Frank Asaro
"I wanted to promote the theory and I thought the novel was a good way to do it," said Asaro, who practiced law for nearly 50 years in the areas of real estate,business and admiralty - or maritime - law. He is now "90 percent retired," taking on a small amount of legal work but focusing on writing and other business ventures.
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