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Nelson DeMille

Autor(a) de Plum Island

75+ Works 35,615 Membros 763 Críticas 106 Favorited

About the Author

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

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Séries

Obras por Nelson DeMille

Plum Island (1997) 3,248 exemplares
Night Fall (2004) 2,902 exemplares
The Lion's Game (2000) 2,852 exemplares
Wild Fire (2007) 2,568 exemplares
The General's Daughter (1992) 2,257 exemplares
The Gold Coast (1990) 2,246 exemplares
The Charm School (1988) 2,148 exemplares
Up Country (2005) 2,063 exemplares
The Gate House (2008) 1,767 exemplares
Spencerville (1994) 1,445 exemplares
The Lion (2010) 1,374 exemplares
Cathedral (1981) 1,270 exemplares
Word of Honor (1985) 1,234 exemplares
By the Rivers of Babylon (1978) 1,111 exemplares
The Panther (2012) 1,072 exemplares
Mayday (1979) 898 exemplares
The Talbot Odyssey (1976) 858 exemplares
The Cuban Affair (2017) 853 exemplares
Radiant Angel (2015) 767 exemplares
The Quest (1975) 664 exemplares
The Deserter (2019) 472 exemplares
The Maze (2021) 276 exemplares
The Book Case (2012) 208 exemplares
The Best American Mystery Stories 2004 (2004) — Editor & Introduction — 134 exemplares
Blood Lines (2023) 113 exemplares
Impulse (1773) 109 exemplares
Deceptions (1995) 82 exemplares
Rendezvous (2012) 81 exemplares
The Rich and the Dead (2011) — Editor, Introduction & Contributor — 61 exemplares
The Lie (1997) 55 exemplares
Death Benefits (2012) 48 exemplares
The Hammer of God (1974) 40 exemplares
The Smack Man (1975) 28 exemplares
The Sniper (1974) 26 exemplares
Getaway (2017) 23 exemplares
Cannibal (1975) 22 exemplares
Night of the Phoenix (1975) 18 exemplares
The Death Squad (1975) 15 exemplares
American Vendetta (2007) 13 exemplares
The Agent of Death (1974) 9 exemplares
The Terrorists (1974) 7 exemplares
Killer Sharks (1976) 5 exemplares
Kirjavaliot (2002) 2 exemplares
Keller: The Smack Man (1975) 1 exemplar
Night Fall {abridged audio} (2006) 1 exemplar

Associated Works

The Plot Thickens (1997) — Contribuidor — 329 exemplares
Tales of Terror (1986) — Contribuidor — 313 exemplares
MatchUp (2017) — Contribuidor — 309 exemplares
In the Shadow of the Master: Classic Tales by Edgar Allan Poe (2009) — Contribuidor — 165 exemplares
Dangerous Women (1998) — Contribuidor — 132 exemplares
The General's Daughter [1999 film] (1999) — Original book — 99 exemplares
Tales to Take Your Breath Away (1976) — Contribuidor — 75 exemplares
Moord uit het boekje (2013) — Contribuidor — 3 exemplares

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Nome legal
DeMille, Nelson Richard
Outros nomes
Cannon, Jack (pen name)
Ladner, Kurt (pen name)
Weaver, Michael (pen name)
Matthews, Brad (pen name)
Kay, Ellen (pen name)
Data de nascimento
1943-08-23
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
Queens, New York, USA
Locais de residência
Garden City South, New York, USA
Educação
Hofstra University (BA|1970|Political Science)
Ocupações
novelist
Relações
DeMille, Alex (son)
Organizações
American Mensa
Authors Guild
Mystery Writers of America
United States Army
Prémios e menções honrosas
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

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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.
Nota de desambiguação
aka Jack Cannon, Kurt Ladner, Michael Weaver, and Brad Matthews.

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Estatísticas

Obras
75
Also by
32
Membros
35,615
Popularidade
#529
Avaliação
3.8
Críticas
763
ISBN
997
Línguas
23
Marcado como favorito
106

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