John Dickson Carr

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Birthday
30, 1906
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Feb 27, 1977 (70)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
30, 1906
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Feb 27, 1977 (70)

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About

An American writer of detective fiction, he is best known for works such as The Hollow Man and The Burning Court. The former work is considered his masterpiece.

Before Fame

He graduated from Haverford College in 1929. He published his first novel, It Walks By Night, in 1930.

Trivia

He suffered a stroke in 1963 that paralyzed his left hand.

Family Life

He was born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania. With his wife, Sandi, he had three daughters.

Associated With

He wrote a biography of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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