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Shurkin, Joel N

Entry updated 29 October 2021. 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


  • Helix (New York: W W Norton, 1979) with Desmond Ryan [hb/]


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