Novelist, biographer and contract scriptwriter at Warner Brothers, educated at Ohio and Columbia Universities. He was chiefly noted for introducing the theme of post-war urban juvenile delinquency with his best-selling books "The Amboy Dukes" (1947), "Cry Tough" (1949) and "The Big Brokers" (1951). He also wrote the original treatment for "Rebel ...
Born:in Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died:(age 81) in Sherman Oaks, California, USA