Akst, Daniel

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AKST, Daniel

AKST, Daniel. American, b. 1956. Genres: Novels, Bibliography. Career: Worked odd jobs during high school and college, including doorman, pleating factory employee, and mimeo supply company employee; Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, CA, reporter, editor, and columnist, 1985-c.95; Wall Street Journal, NYC, reporter, 1987-88. Consultant for companies. Publications: Wonder Boy: Barry Minkow, The Kid Who Swindled Wall Street (nonfiction), 1990; Saint Burl's Obituary: A Novel, 1996. Contributor of short stories to periodicals. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals. Address: c/o Sloan Harris, ICM, 40 W. 57th St., New York, NY 10019, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]