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John Altman

John Altman Biography

John Altman is a musician and freelance writer living in New York City. A graduate of Harvard, he comes from an extended family of writers, including the novelists Karen Bender, Aimee Bender, and Robert Anthony Siegel.

In 2000 his debut novel A Gathering of Spies was published. His most recent novel was The Watchmen, published in 2004. His books have been published in the United States, the United Kingdom, Italy, Japan, Poland, and the Netherlands.

He lives in New York City.

This biography was last updated on 04/16/2009.

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A Gathering of Spies
A Gathering of Spies

by John Altman

Two spies play cat-and-mouse games across three countries,during World War II.
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