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Griffin, W. E. B.


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  • Variants

    • גריפין, וא״ב. קורות, ברוך
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1929-11-10
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2019-02-12
    • Has Affiliation

    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Army
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Newark (N.J.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Daphne (Ala.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Philadelphia (Pa.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Alabama
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Buenos Aires (Argentina)
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

    • Occupation

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  • Sources

    • found: The new breed, 1987:CIP t.p. (W.E.B. Griffin)
    • found: Special operations, 1991:t.p. (John Kevin Dugan) verso t.p. (John Kevin Dugan is a pseudonym of W.E.B. Griffin)
    • found: His The last heroes, 1997:CIP t.p. (W.E.B. Griffin; originally published under the pseudonym Alex Baldwin)
    • found: Contemporary authors, new rev. ser., v. 64(Butterworth, W(illiam) E(dmund III) 1929- (pseuds.: Alex Baldwin, Webb Beech, Walker E. Blake, James McM. Douglas, Jack Dugan, W.E.B. Griffin, Eden Hughes, Allison Mitchell, Edmund O. Scholefield, Patrick J. Williams); b. Nov. 10, 1929 in Newark, NJ; son of William E. Butterworth and Gladys (Schnable) Butterworth Cottrell)
    • found: Hazardous duty, 2013:title page (W. E. B. Griffin) dust jacket (author of six bestselling military and action series; lives in Alabama and Argentina)
    • found: W.E.B. Griffin, via WWW, Jan. 22, 2014(grew up in the suburbs of New York City and Philadelphia; enlisted in the U.S. Army, 1946; lives on the Gulf Coast and in Buenos Aires; contact: [email protected])
    • found: Wikipedia, Jan. 22, 2014(W.E.B. Griffin, born William Edmund Butterworth III on November 10, 1929 is a writer of military and detective fiction; he has also published under 13 different pseudonyms; Griffin's first wife, a ballet dancer from Vienna, died in 2003, and he married again, a woman from Argentina; speaks German, and studied at Philipps-Universität Marburg)
    • found: New York times WWW site, viewed Feb. 25, 2019(in obituary published Feb. 22: W.E.B. Griffin; b. William Edmund Butterworth III, Nov. 10, 1929, Newark; d. Feb. 12, Daphne, Ala., aged 89; depicted the swashbuckling lives of soldiers, spies, and cops in almost 60 novels, dozens of which became best sellers; he estimated that he had published more than 150 books; determining the exact number of books he wrote is not so easily done, however; he was a ghostwriter for many, and many others were published under a variety of pseudonyms, including Webb Beech, Edmund O. Scholefield, Allison Mitchell [no publications in LC database], and Blakely St. James)
  • LC Classification

    • PS3557.R489137
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Machine-derived non-Latin script reference project.]
    • [Non-Latin script reference not evaluated.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1987-04-09: new
    • 2019-02-25: revised
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