John Franklin Bardin

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Birthday
30, 1916
Birthplace
Cincinnati, OH
DEATH DATE
Jul 9, 1981 (64)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
30, 1916
Birthplace
Cincinnati, OH
DEATH DATE
Jul 9, 1981 (64)

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An American crime fiction writer, he is known for such novels as The Deadly Percheron, The Last of Philip Banter, and Devil Take the Blue-Tail Fly. He published his final work, Purloining Tiny, in 1978.

Before Fame

After studying engineering at the University of Cincinnati, he worked for Edwin Bird Wilson, Inc., a New York City advertising agency.

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He wrote ten novels over the course of his career.

Family Life

He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio to a coal merchant father. His second wife was Phyllida Bardin.

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He cited Henry James as one of his literary influences.

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