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Encyclopedia > Dorothy B. Hughes

Dorothy Belle Hughes (1904May 6, 1993) was a U.S. crime writer and critic. 1904 (MCMIV) is a leap year starting on a Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... May 6 is the 126th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (127th in leap years). ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ...


Born Dorothy Belle Flanagan in Kansas City, Missouri, she studied journalism and after graduating worked in that field before becoming a mystery writer. She made her home in Santa Fe, New Mexico, a region she also used as the background for some of her novels. Nickname: City of Fountains or Heart of the Nation Motto: Official website: http://www. ... Journalism is a discipline of collecting, verifying, analyzing and presenting information gathered regarding current events, including trends, issues and people. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


Hughes died in Ashland, Oregon of complications from a stroke. The Plaza Ashland is a city in Jackson County, Oregon, near Interstate 5 and the California border, and nestled in the south end of the Rogue Valley. ... A stroke or cerebrovascular accident (CVA) occurs when the blood supply to a part of the brain is suddenly interrupted. ...


Select bibliography

  • The So Blue Marble (1940, her first novel)
  • The Fallen Sparrow (1942; filmed in 1943)
  • The Delicate Ape (1944)
  • Johnnie (1944)
  • Dread Journey (1945)
  • Ride the Pink Horse (1946; filmed in 1947, remade in 1964 as The Hanged Man)
  • In a Lonely Place (1947; filmed in 1950)
  • The Davidian Report (aka The Body on the Bench, 1952)
  • The Expendable Man (1963)

Ride the Pink Horse is a 1947 crime film noir produced by Universal Studios. ... In film, a remake is a newer version of a previously released film or a newer version of the source (play, novel, story, etc. ... The Hanged Man (XII) The Hanged Man (XII) is a Major Arcana Tarot card. ... In a Lonely Place is a 1950 film noir directed by Nicholas Ray, starring Humphrey Bogart and Gloria Grahame, and produced for Bogarts Santana Productions. ...

References

  • William L. DeAndrea: Encyclopedia Mysteriosa. A Comprehensive Guide to the Art of Detection in Print, Film, Radio, and Television (New York: Macmillan, 1994).
  • http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/dbhughes.htm

 
 

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