Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.
(1940- ) US author whose The Sheriff of Purgatory (1979; rev vt Spurlock: Sheriff of Purgatory 1987) describes, with moments of sharpness, a Post-Holocaust conflict between the sheriff and the Mafia in the eponymous Arkansas county. The action soon moves to a devastated New York. Breeder: Dewey Ann (1988) is similarly set in a Near Future America riven by dissent and violence. [JC]
born Ava, Missouri: 1940
- The Sheriff of Purgatory (Garden City, New York: Doubleday and Company, 1979) [hb/Sam McLean]
- Spurlock: Sheriff of Purgatory (New York: Tor, 1987) [rev vt of the above: pb/]
- Breeder: Dewey Ann (New York: Tor, 1988) [pb/Luis Royo]
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