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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  William Brashler  

Pen Name: Crabbe Evers is a joint pen name on books written with Reinder Van Til

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Mystery Non-Fiction

Born: 1947 in Grand Rapids, Michigan


Illinois Connection

William Brashler was a reporter for Lerner Newspapers, Chicago, Illinois from 1971-73. He still lives in the Chicagoland area.

Biographical and Professional Information

Brashler began his freelance writing career in 1972. His critically acclaimed book, ''The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings'', was adaped for a movie starring Richard Pryor and James Earl Jones.

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