Entry updated 28 December 2020. Tagged: Author.
(1938- ) US journalist (winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1979) and author whose very Near Future medical Technothriller, Helix (1979) with Desmond Ryan, extrapolates from the real effects of Legionnaire's Disease to depict a virulent nationwide Pandemic. [JC]
Joel N Shurkin
born Orange, New Jersey: 12 June 1938
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