Brian Garfield

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Birthday
24, 1939
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Dec 29, 2018 (79)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
24, 1939
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Dec 29, 2018 (79)

About

American author and screenwriter who is known for such critically-acclaimed works as Hopscotch (1975) and Death Wish (1972). His 1969 work, The Thousand-Mile War: World War II in Alaska, was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in History.

Before Fame

He began his literary career as a screenwriter. He published his first novel, Range Justice, in 1960 when he was just 18 years old.

Trivia

His novel Hopscotch won the prestigious Edgar Award in 1975.

Family Life

He was brought up in New York the son of a portrait artist. He was married to Bina Garfield.

Associated With

Like author Margaret Mitchell, he was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize.

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