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Miles Hood Swarthout

Miles Hood Swarthout was born in Arnn Arbor, Michigan, the only child of writer/teachers. His mother, Kathryn, taught grade school in East Lansing, while his novelist father, Glendon, taught creative writing at Michigan State University while writing two bestsellers that became big films -- "They Came To Cordura" (Gary Cooper, Rita Hayworth/Columbia) and the first of the beach pictures, MGM's hit "Where The Boys Are." The family moved to Scottsdale, Arizona, for Miles' high school, where he...See more