Entry updated 25 October 2021. Tagged: Author.
Working name of US author Thomas Frank Raucina (1946- ), extremely prolific under various names at the beginning of his career (Racina states that he published 157 books under various pseudonyms before his first acknowledged title), some of this output being soft pornography, though there is nothing (apparently) of genre interest; mostly during the 1980s, he also wrote for a number of television serials, some of them high-rating soap operas. His first signed book, The Great Los Angeles Blizzard (1977), posits a Near Future scenario that befits the catastrophic climate model that governs southern California: a vast unexpected blizzard hits Los Angeles (see California) while its citizens and officials deny any problem, and a great Disaster ensues. [JC]
Thomas Frank Raucina
born Kenosha, Wisconsin: 4 June 1946
- The Great Los Angeles Blizzard (New York: G P Putnam's Sons, 1977) [hb/John Sposato]
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