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Occupation  Writer
Role  Novelist
Nationality  American
Spouse  Bina Garfield
Notable works  Death Wish
Education  University of Arizona
Name  Brian Garfield

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Born  Brian Francis Wynne Garfield January 26, 1939 (age 76) New York City, New York (1939-01-26)
Notable awards  1976 Edgar Award for Best Novel.
Movies  Death Wish, Death Sentence, The Stepfather, Hopscotch, Stepfather III, Legs
Awards  Edgar Award for Best Novel, Martin Beck Award
Books  Death Wish, Death Sentence, Hopscotch, The thousand‑mile war, The Meinertzhagen Mystery
Similar People  Michael Winner, Jonas Ward, Wendell Mayes, Donald E Westlake, Bryan Forbes

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Brian Francis Wynne Garfield (born January 26, 1939) is an American novelist and screenwriter. He wrote his first published book at the age of eighteen and wrote several novels under such pen names as "Frank Wynne" and "'Brian Wynne" before gaining prominence when his book Hopscotch (1975) won the 1976 Edgar Award for Best Novel. He is best known for his 1972 novel Death Wish, which was adapted for the 1974 film of the same title, followed by four sequels, and an upcoming remake. His follow-up 1975 sequel to Death Wish, Death Sentence, was very loosely adapted into the 2007 film of the same name; it had an entirely different storyline, but with the novel's same look on vigilantism. Garfield is also the author of The Thousand-Mile War: World War II in Alaska and the Aleutians, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for History. Garfield's latest book, published in 2007, is Meinertzhagen, the biography of controversial British intelligence officer Richard Meinertzhagen.


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Garfield was born in New York, the son of Frances O'Brien, a portrait artist, and George Garfield. He is the nephew of chorus dancer and stage manager Chester O'Brien.

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Pen names

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  • Bennett Garland
  • Alex Hawk
  • John Ives
  • Drew Mallory
  • Frank O'Brian
  • Jonas Ward
  • Brian Wynne
  • Frank Wynne
  • Collections

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  • Checkpoint Charlie (1981)
  • Suspended Sentences (1992)
  • Non-fiction

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  • The Thousand-Mile War (1969)
  • Western Films: A Complete Guide (1982)
  • The Meinertzhagen Mystery: The Life and Legend of a Colossal Fraud (2008)
  • Screenplays

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  • The Last Hard Men (1976) - Garfield did uncredited rewrites. Based on his novel Gundown (1971).
  • Hopscotch (1980) - Based on his novel.
  • The Stepfather (1987) - Screenplay by Donald E. Westlake, based on a story by Garfield, Westlake, and Carolyn Lefcourt.
  • References

    Brian Garfield Wikipedia

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