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Mark Harris (XIII) (1922–2007)

Mark Harris taught English and creative writing at Arizona State University from 1980 to 2001; he also was the author of five non-fiction books, a collection of essays, and thirteen novels, including "Bang The Drum Slowly", part of a series of five novels about Henry Wiggen, pitcher for the fictitious New York Mammoths professional baseball team. ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1981 Boswell for the Defence (TV Mini-Series)
 1980 The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg (TV Short) (teleplay)
 1973 Bang the Drum Slowly (novel) / (screenplay)
 1956 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Bang the Drum Slowly (1956) ... (novel)
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 1950 You Bet Your Life (TV Series)
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- Episode #1.13 (1950) ... Himself - Panelist
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Novel: "Trumpet to the World" See more »

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Personal Quote:

[1994 interview in the Los Angeles Times] I can't stand fantasy, especially in baseball. It has to be real for me. I think people make fantasy of it [baseball] who don't know how it works realistically . . . baseball has to be done right.

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He wrote five nonfiction books and 13 novels. See more »

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Scorpio

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