Hamill, Pete

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HAMILL, Pete. American, b. 1935. Genres: Novels, Plays/Screenplays, Essays, Documentaries/Reportage. Career: Brooklyn Navy Yard, Brooklyn, NY, sheetmetal worker, 1951-52; advertisingdesigner, NYC, 1957-60; New York Post, NYC, reporter, 1960-63, political columnist, 1965-67, 1969-74, columnist, 1988-93; Saturday Evening Post, Philadelphia, PA, contributing editor, 1964-65; war correspondent in South Vietnam, 1966; freelance writer, Brooklyn, 1968; former Washington columnist for Newsday; New York Daily News, NYC, columnist, 1977-79;Village Voice, NYC, columnist, 1974-; Mexico City News, editor, 1986-87; Esquire, columnist, 1989-91. Publications: NOVELS : A Killing for Christ, 1968; The Gift, 1973; Flesh and Blood, 1977; Dirty Laundry, 1978; The Deadly Piece, 1979; The Guns of Heaven, 1983; Loving Women: A Novel of the Fifties, 1990; Snow in August, 1997; Diego Rivera, 1999. SHORT STORY COLLECTIONS: The Invisible City: A New York Sketchbook, 1980; Tokyo Sketches, 1993. NEWSPAPER COLUMN COLLECTIONS: Irrational Ravings, 1971; Piecework: Writings on Men and Women, Fools and Heroes, Lost Cities, Vanished Friends, Small Pleasures, Large Calamities, and How the Weather Was, 1996. SCREENPLAYS: Doc, 1971; Nightside, 1973; Badge 373, 1973; Liberty, 1986; Report from Engine Co. 82; Death at an Early Age; Neon Empire, 1987. RECORDINGS WITH MUSIC: AUTHOR OF SCRIPT: Massacre at My Lai, 1970; Murder at Kent State University, 1970; Snow in August. OTHER: (preface) P. Sann, Kill the Dutchman!: The Story of Dutch Schultz, 1971; Fighters, 1978; (introduction) H. Wang, Harvey Wang's New York, 1990; (afterword) Tales from the Arabian Nights, 1991; A Drinking Life: A Memoir, 1994; (intro) The Brooklyn Reader: 30 Writers Celebrate America's Favorite Borough,, 1994; (intro) E.R. Ellis, A Diary of the Century: Tales from America's Greatest Diarist, 1995; Tools as Art: The Hechinger Collection, 1995; Times Square Gym, 1996; News is a Verb: Journalism at the End of the Twentieth Century, 1998; Why Sinatra Matters, 1998. Contributor to books, periodicals and newspapers. Address: c/o International Creative Management, 40 West 57th St., New York, NY 10019, U.S.A.

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