A friendship: the letters of Dan Rowan and John D. McDonald, 1967-1974

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A Friendship: The Letters of Dan Rowan and John D. MacDonald 1967-1974

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This will appeal: for its profile of the rise and fall of Rowan and Martin's Laugh In, its grim look at TV, its picture of a successful novelist and of a comedian dealing with success, and its ... Read full review


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About the author (1986)

John D. MacDonald was born in Sharon, Pennsylvania in 1916. He attended Syracuse University for his B. S degree, then went on to Harvard University for his M. B. A. After serving during World War II, MacDonald published "Brass Cupcake," his first novel. By the time he had written over 40 novels, MacDonald had received the Ben Franklin Award, the Mystery Writers of America's Grandmaster Award, and the American Book Award. John D. MacDonald died in 1986.

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