Don Pendleton was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, December 12, 1927 and died October 23, 1995 in Arizona.
He wrote mystery, action/adventure, science-fiction, crime fiction, suspense, short stories, nonfiction, and was a Comic
scriptwriter, poet, screenwriter, essayist, and metaphysical scholar. He published more than one hundred twenty-five books
in his long career and his books have been published in more than twenty-five foreign languages with close to two hundred
million copies in print throughout the world.
After producing a number of science-fiction and mystery novels, Don launched in 1969 the phenomenal Mack Bolan: The Executioner,
which quickly emerged as the original, definitive Action/Adventure series. His successful paperback books inspired a new particularly
American literary genre during the early 1970's and Don became known as "the father of action/adventure."
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