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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Bill Granger  

Pen Name: Joe Gash or Bill Griffith

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: 1941 in Chicago, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Granger lived most of his life in Chicago in the city's Southside and attended St. Ambrose Catholic School until 1955.

Biographical and Professional Information

Granger was an American novelis from Chicago specializing in political thrillers. He worked at the Chicago Tribune and other Illinois newspapers.

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-- Edger Allan Poe Award, 1981, for Public Murders