Whitten, Leslie Hunter, Jr.
WHITTEN, Leslie Hunter, Jr.
WHITTEN, Leslie Hunter, Jr. (Les Whitten). American, b. 1928. Genres: Novels, Children's fiction, Poetry, Biography, Translations. Career: Senior Investigator, Washington Merry-Go-Round, 1969-92 (Chief Assistant to columnist Jack Anderson, 1969-78). Newsman with Radio Free Europe, 1951-57, International News Service, 1957, United Press International, 1958, and Washington Post, Washington, DC, 1958-63; Hearst Newspapers, Washington, DC, 1963-69, Assistant Bureau Chief, 1967-69. Publications: Progeny of the Adder, 1965; Moon of the Wolf (in U.K. as Death of the Nurse), 1967; Pinion, the Golden Eagle, 1968; F. Lee Bailey, 1971; The Alchemist, 1973; Conflict of Interest, 1976; Sometimes a Hero, 1979; Washington Cycle, 1979; A Killing Pace, 1983; A Day without Sunshine, 1985; The Lost Disciple, 1989; The Fangs of Morning, 1994; Moses, The Lost Book of the Bible, 1999. TRANSLATOR: The Abyss, by Baudelaire, 1970; Sad Madrigals, 1997. Address: 114 Eastmoor Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20901, U.S.A.