Biographical Information:

Dates: 1948-
Dates in Ridgefield: 1996

non-fiction writer, novelist, journalist, editor

Howard Blum is a contributing editor of Vanity Fair magazine and former reporter for The New York Times, where he was twice nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting. He is an author of both fiction and nonfiction works, including several books on high-profile subjects such as Nazis, spies, and extraterrestrials. His work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Esquire, and New York Magazine, among others.

Titles (partial):
Wanted!: The Search for Nazis in America, 1977
Gangland: How the FBI Broke the Mob, 1993
The Brigade: An Epic Story of Vengeance, Salvation, and World War II, 2001
The Eve of Destruction: The Untold Story of the Yom Kippur War, 2004
American Lightnight: Terror, Mystery, the Birth of Hollywood, and The Crime of the Century, 2008

–Sources: Vanity Fair; Amazon

Media Adaptations: Wanted! The Search for Nazis in America, was adapted for television by the National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC), 2001; I Pledge Allegiance--The True Story of the Walkers: An American Spy Family was adapted as a mini-series by the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS-TV). The Gold of Exodus: The Discovery of the True Mount Sinai was optioned for a feature film. Source: Contemporary Authors Online, Gale, 2004

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