Brian Garfield, award-winning author of more than 70 books, screenwriter and film producer dies aged 79

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Brian Garfield, award-winning author of more than 70 books, screenwriter and film producer dies aged 79

Jan 04 2019

Brian Garfield, award-winning author, screenwriter and film producer, died December 29. He was 79. After publishing his first title, Range Justice, when he was 18, Garfield went on to write more than 70 books--westerns, mysteries and nonfiction. Nineteen films are based on his writings, including Death Wish. His violence-free and Edgar Award-winning novel Hopscotch was written in response to the vigilantism of Death Wish.

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