FRENCH, Albert. American, b. 1943. Genres: Novels, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh, PA, photographer, c; 1971-83; Pittsburgh Preview Magazine, Pittsburgh, publisher, c; 1980-88; writer. Publications: NOVELS: Billy, 1993; Holly, 1995; I Can't Wait on God, 1998. OTHER: Patches of Fire: A Story of War and Redemption (autobiography), 1996. Address: c/o Anchor Books, Doubleday & Co. Inc., 1540 Broadway, New York, NY 10036-4094, U.S.A.