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Nov 10, 1960 --
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Erle Stanley Gardner

A lawyer by training, Mr. Gardner is one of the most successful authors of all time with over 300,000,000 copies sold and counting. With a huge body of literary work, he also had many other interests including work for radio, television, the establishing and running of the legal entity Court of Last Resort, plus an active lifestyle and many hobbies.

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Jul 27, 1889 -- Mar 11, 1970
Author, Attorney

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Historian, Author



Aug 16, 1884 -- Aug 19, 1967
Magazine Publisher, Editor, Author

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Biographer



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Mar 17, 1948 --
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William Goldman

William Goldman is an Academy Award–winning author of screenplays, plays, memoirs, and novels. He went on to write the screenplays for many acclaimed films, including Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) and All the President’s Men (1976), for which he won two Academy Awards. He adapted his own novels for the hit movies Marathon Man (1976) and The Princess Bride (1987).

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Aug 12, 1931 -- Nov 16, 2018
Author, Playwright, Screenwriter

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David Goodis

Among the pantheon of American crime writers—those masters of noir whose powerful vernacular style and dark and subversive themes transformed American culture and writing—David Goodis was a unique figure.

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Mar 02, 1917 -- Jan 07, 1967
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Nov 02, 1941 -- Oct 14, 2016
Author, Anthologist

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Writer

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Ron Goulart

Pulp Historian, Pulp Style Ghost Writer, and author of numerous Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Detective stories all displaying his unique style of humor and satire.

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Jan 13, 1933 --
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Apr 30, 1949 --
Author, Investigative Journalist



Apr 24, 1940 -- Dec 28, 2017
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Sep 12, 1897 -- Dec 06, 1985
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Zane Grey

A master of narrative momentum and suspense, Zane Grey sweeps readers into his stories and makes them feel that things are out of control, that boundaries are being burst.

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Jan 31, 1872 -- Oct 23, 1939

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Feb 27, 1944 -- Jun 06, 2003
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Feb 08, 1955 --
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Mar 23, 1943 -- Sep 16, 2020
Author, Historian