Entry updated 11 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1936-1979) US author whose The Fall of New York (1971), set in a Near Future Dystopian New York, moves from horrific representations of the cost of chaos into an Absurdist climax, as the consequences of the departure of all adults from America bear down upon the "victorious" young. [JC]
born Scranton, Pennsylvania: 6 December 1936
died Los Angeles, California: 20 December 1979 [pedestrian victim of an auto accident]
- The Fall of New York (New York: David McKay, 1971) [hb/]
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