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Nelson DeMille

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Nelson DeMille was born in New York City on August 23, 1943. He attended Hofstra University for three years, then joined the Army and went to Officer Candidate School. He was commissioned a First Lieutenant and served in Vietnam as an infantry platoon leader with the First Calvary Division. He näytä lisää received the Air Medal, Bronze Star, and the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry while in the service. He eventually returned to Hofstra University and received a degree in political science and history. His first writings were NYPD detective novels, but his first major novel, By the Rivers of Babylon, was published in 1978. His other works include Cathedral, The Talbot Odyssey, Word of Honor, The Gold Coast, The General's Daughter, Spencerville, Plum Island, The Lion's Game, Up Country, Night Fall, Wild Fire, and The Quest. His New York Times bestsellers include Radient Angel and The Cuban Affair. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän

(eng) aka Jack Cannon, Kurt Ladner, Michael Weaver, and Brad Matthews.

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Tekijän teokset

Plum Island (1997) 3,270 kappaletta
Night Fall (2004) 2,930 kappaletta
Leijonan isku (2000) 2,870 kappaletta
Wild Fire (2007) 2,580 kappaletta
Kenraalin tytär (1992) 2,275 kappaletta
The Gold Coast (1990) 2,253 kappaletta
The Charm School (1988) 2,161 kappaletta
Syvälle viidakkoon (2005) 2,088 kappaletta
The Gate House (2008) 1,779 kappaletta
Kovan miehen paluu (1994) 1,453 kappaletta
The Lion (2010) 1,389 kappaletta
Cathedral (1981) 1,273 kappaletta
Word of Honor (1985) 1,237 kappaletta
By the Rivers of Babylon (1978) 1,116 kappaletta
The Panther (2012) 1,075 kappaletta
Mayday (1979) 901 kappaletta
The Cuban Affair (2017) 871 kappaletta
The Talbot Odyssey (1976) 866 kappaletta
Radiant Angel (2015) 776 kappaletta
The Quest (1975) 675 kappaletta
The Deserter (2019) 488 kappaletta
The Maze (2021) 289 kappaletta
The Book Case (2012) 210 kappaletta
The Best American Mystery Stories 2004 (2004) — Editor & Introduction — 133 kappaletta
Blood Lines (2023) 124 kappaletta
Impulssi (1773) 111 kappaletta
Rendezvous (2012) 82 kappaletta
Deceptions (1995) 82 kappaletta
The Rich and the Dead (2011) — Editor, Introduction & Contributor — 64 kappaletta
The Lie (1997) 58 kappaletta
Death Benefits (2012) 49 kappaletta
The Hammer of God (1974) 41 kappaletta
The Smack Man (1975) 29 kappaletta
The Sniper (1974) 27 kappaletta
Getaway (2017) 24 kappaletta
Cannibal (1975) 22 kappaletta
Night of the Phoenix (1975) 18 kappaletta
The Death Squad (1975) 15 kappaletta
American Vendetta (2007) 13 kappaletta
The Agent of Death (1974) 9 kappaletta
The Terrorists (1974) 7 kappaletta
Killer Sharks (1976) 5 kappaletta
Kirjavaliot (2002) 2 kappaletta
Keller: The Smack Man (1975) 1 kappale
Night Fall {abridged audio} (2006) 1 kappale

Associated Works

The Plot Thickens (1997) — Avustaja — 327 kappaletta
MatchUp (2017) — Avustaja — 314 kappaletta
Tales of Terror (1986) — Avustaja — 314 kappaletta
Dangerous Women (1998) — Avustaja — 133 kappaletta
The General's Daughter [1999 film] (1999) — Original book — 99 kappaletta
Tales to Take Your Breath Away (1976) — Avustaja — 75 kappaletta
Moord uit het boekje (2013) — Avustaja — 3 kappaletta
The Lion's Game / Donor / Hawke's Cove / Final Venture (2001) — Tekijä — 2 kappaletta

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Virallinen nimi
DeMille, Nelson Richard
Muut nimet
Cannon, Jack (pen name)
Ladner, Kurt (pen name)
Weaver, Michael (pen name)
Matthews, Brad (pen name)
Kay, Ellen (pen name)
Queens, New York, USA
Garden City South, New York, USA
Hofstra University (BA|1970|Political Science)
DeMille, Alex (son)
American Mensa
Authors Guild
Mystery Writers of America
United States Army
Palkinnot ja kunnianosoitukset
Honorary Doctorate (Humane Letters ∙ Hofstra University)
Honorary Doctorate (Literature ∙ Long Island University)
Honorary Doctorate (Literature ∙ Dowling College)
Air Medal
Bronze Star
Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry
Lyhyt elämäkerta
Nelson Richard DeMille was born in New York City on August 23, 1943 to Huron and Antonia (Panzera) DeMille, then moved with his parents to Long Island. He graduated from Elmont Memorial High School, where he played football and ran track.

DeMille spent three years at Hofstra University, then joined the Army where he attended Officer Candidate School and was commissioned a Lieutenant in the United States Army (1966-69). He saw action in Vietnam as an infantry platoon leader with the First Cavalry Division and was decorated with the Air Medal, Bronze Star, and the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry.

After his discharge, DeMille returned to Hofstra University where he received his bachelor's degree in Political Science and History. He has three children, Lauren, Alexander, and James, and resides on Long Island.

DeMille's first major novel was By the Rivers of Babylon, published in 1978, and is still in print as are all his succeeding novels. He is a member of American Mensa, The Authors Guild, and is past president of the Mystery Writers of America. He is also a member of International Thriller Writers and was chosen as ThrillerMaster of the Year 2015. He holds three honorary doctorates: Doctor of Humane Letters from Hofstra University, Doctor of Literature from Long Island University, and Doctor of Humane Letters from Dowling College.

Nelson DeMille is the author of: By the Rivers of Babylon, Cathedral, The Talbot Odyssey, Word of Honor, The Charm School, The Gold Coast, The General's Daughter, Spencerville, Plum Island, The Lion's Game, Up Country, Night Fall, Wild Fire, The Gate House, The Lion, The Panther, The Quest, Radiant Angel, The Cuban Affair and The Deserter. He also co-authored Mayday with Thomas Block and has contributed short stories to anthologies, and book reviews and articles to magazines and newspapers.
aka Jack Cannon, Kurt Ladner, Michael Weaver, and Brad Matthews.



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fwbl | 37 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 13, 2024 |
The Charm School. Nelson DeMille.1988. This is an oldie but a goodie. The Charm School is a secret complex hidden in the woods outside of Moscow that trains spies to become Americans so they can infiltrate all aspects of American life. Three hundred American soldiers and airmen captured in North Vietnam are imprisoned there and forced to help in the school. A military attaché from the American Embassy finds out about it and eventually is captured and taken there alone with his girl friend, an information officer. This the basis for the TV series, “The Americans,” in which Soviet sTpies pose as a married couple with children and send information back to Moscow. Both the book and he series are fascinating. I mentioned this book to a terrorist expert from Maxwell who goes to our church, and he said of course it was true, and we had the same thing here.… (lisätietoja)
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judithrs | 51 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Mar 19, 2024 |
Good mystery
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