Anthony Boucher

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Birthday
21, 1911
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Apr 29, 1968 (56)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
21, 1911
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Apr 29, 1968 (56)

About

An American science fiction and mystery writer, editor, and journalist, he published such popular works as Nine Times Nine (1940) and Rocket to the Morgue (1942). In addition, he wrote reviews of mystery fiction for the San Francisco Chronicle.

Before Fame

He graduated from both the University of Southern California and the University of California at Berkeley. He later assisted in founding the Mystery Writers of America association.

Trivia

He received the Hugo Award for Best Professional Magazine.

Family Life

He grew up in Oakland, California. He married Phyllis Price in 1938.

Associated With

His novel, Rocket to the Morgue, features a character based on L. Ron Hubbard.

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