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Novelist borrows Nassau lawyer's name for thriller character
Don't think it's just a coincidence if you happen across a fictional Howard Fensterman in the latest Nelson DeMille thriller and it prompts you to remember a Lake Success attorney and Democratic fundraiser by the same name.
DeMille, of Garden City, has been known to name characters in his novels as a kind of tribute to individuals who make generous charitable contributions. In this case, Fensterman...