With most of my books, I’ll actually go out and look at the setting. If you describe things carefully, it kind of makes the scene pop.
You have the feeling that if you get a Pulitzer, you're somehow set for life.
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|Birth:||23rd February, 1944|
John Sandford, real name John Roswell Camp was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA. He is an American novelist and journalist. He earned a Bachelor's degree in American History and a Master's degree in Journalism from the University of Iowa. From 1971 to 1978, he wrote for The Miami Herald. In 1978, he started writing for The Saint Paul Pioneer Press as a features reporter; in 1980 he became a daily columnist. In 1985, during the Midwest farm crisis, he wrote a series entitled "Life on the Land: an American farm family", which followed a typical southwest Minnesota farm family through the course of a full year. For that work, he won the annual Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing. He also won the American Society of News Editors award for Non-Deadline Feature Writing. He has written several novels (Kidd series) include: The Fool's Run, The Empress File, The Devil's Code, and The Hanged Man's Song. (Virgil Flowers series novels): Dark of the Moon, Heat Lightning, Rough Country, Shock Wave, Mad River, Storm Front, Deadline, Escape Clause, and Deep Freeze. (Singular Menace series novels, with Michelle Cook): Uncaged, Outrage, and Rampage. (Prey series novels): Rules of Prey, Shadow Prey, Eyes of Prey, Silent Prey, and Winter Prey. He has written other novels, including The Night Crew, Dead Watch, and Saturn Run (with Ctein).
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