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Don Carpenter

Don Carpenter (1931-95) gained immediate critical recognition with this first book, Hard Rain Falling, which was acclaimed as one of the notable novels of 1966. His second novel, Blade of Light (1967), also won nationwide praise. He went on to write numerous novels, novellas, short stories and screenplays over the course of a 22-year career that took him from a childhood in Berkeley and the Pacific Northwest to the corridors of power in Hollywood. A close observer of human frailty, he wrote...See more