Gregory Mcdonald insists
that he was educated while earning his
way through Harvard by creating and running an international
yacht trouble-shooting business.
Twice the winner of the Edgar Allan Poe award, past president
of the Mystery Writers of America, described by critics
as the inventor of the sunlight mystery and "The Master
of the Pointed Story", Mcdonald has published 26 volumes
(15 of which are mysteries) including the "Fletch",
"Flynn", "Son of Fletch" and "Skylar"
series. Other Mcdonald titles include "Exits and Entrances",
"Merely Players", "A World Too Wide"
and "Safekeeping". Four fearture films have been
made from his works: "Running Scared", "Fletch",
"Fletch Lives" and "The Brave." In France,
his novel "The Brave" (Rafael, derniers jours)
was elected Trophees 813 Best Foreign Novel 1997.
of humanitarian and "people" rights awards, Mcdonald
worked for 7 years for the Boston Globe, as a writer for
the Sunday Magazine, critic, Arts & Hummanities Editor,
critic-at-large columist, and member of The Editorial Board.