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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Bill Granger  

Pen Name: Joe Gash or Bill Griffith

Genre:

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1941 in Chicago, Illinois

Died: April 22, 2012 in Manteno, Illinois


-- Bill Granger on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bill+granger


Illinois Connection

Granger lived most of his life in Chicago in the city's Southside and attended St. Ambrose Catholic School until 1955.

Biographical and Professional Information

Granger was an American novelis from Chicago specializing in political thrillers. He worked at the Chicago Tribune and other Illinois newspapers.


Published Works

  • Schism, Crown, 1981
  • The Shattered Eye, Crown, 1982
  • The British Cross, Crown, 1983
  • The Zurich Numbers, Crown, 1984
  • Hemmingway`s Notebook, Crown, 1986
  • There Are No Spies, Warner, 1986
  • The Infant of Prague, A November Man Novel, Warner, 1987
  • Henry McGee Is Not Dead, A November Man Novel, Warner, 1988
  • The Man Who Heard Too Much, Warner, 1989
  • League of Terror, Warner, 1990


Selected Titles At Your Library

The shattered eye /
ISBN: 0671477560. OCLC Number:

Pocket Books,. New York :. 1984, ©1982.

The British cross :
ISBN: 0671523619. OCLC Number:

Pocket Books,. New York :. ©1983, 1984.

The Zurich numbers :
ISBN: 0517554461. OCLC Number:

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Hemingway's notebook /
ISBN: 0446302848. OCLC Number:

Warner Books,. New York :. 1986.

The November Man journeys to the politically explosive Caribbean island of St. Michel and discovers an American agent who claims to possess Hemingway's journal of his Cuban sojourn during the Bay of Pigs, a notebook alleging CIA and Mafia involvement in the region.

There are no spies /
ISBN: 0446347051. OCLC Number:

Warner Books,. New York :. 1987, ©1986.

The infant of Prague :
ISBN: 0446347809. OCLC Number:

Warner Books,. New York, NY :. [1988], ©1987.

Devereaux is sent on what seems to be a routine mission to provide safe passage for a Czech defector until a child actor from the same country defects in Chicago and Devereaux and his passenger are attacked and kidnapped.

Henry McGee is not dead :
ISBN: 0446356212. OCLC Number:

Warner Books,. New York, NY :. 1989, ©1988.

The man who heard too much /
ISBN: 0446360864. OCLC Number:

Warner Books,. New York, N.Y. :. ©1989.

League of terror /
ISBN: 0446361267. OCLC Number:

Warner Books,. New York :. [1991], ©1990.


Awards

Edger Allan Poe Award, 1981, for Public Murders