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Glendon Swarthout (1918–1992)

Novelist Glendon Swarthout had the widest literary range of any American author of his generation, writing 16 novels, which ranged from dramas to comedies to romances and mysteries, and another 6 novellas for young adults with his wife, Kathryn. Many of Glendon's novels became international bestsellers and book club editions, reprinted in ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Homesman Writer
(2014)
The Shootist Writer
(1976)
(1960)
7th Cavalry Writer
(1956)

Filmography

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 2014 The Homesman (novel)
 1998 Mulligans! (Short) (story)
 1984 Where the Boys Are (novel "Where the Boys Are")
 1978 A Christmas to Remember (TV Movie) (novel "A Christmas Gift, aka The Melodeon")
 1976 The Shootist (novel)
 1960 Where the Boys Are (novel "Where The Boys Are")
 1959 They Came to Cordura (novel)
 1956 7th Cavalry (based on a story by - as Glendon F. Swarthout)
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 2014 The Homesman (lyrics: "Take Thee This Token")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "A Christmas Gift" (aka "The Melodeon; filmed as A Christmas to Remember (1978)/ See more »

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1 Print Biography | See more »

Alternate Names:

Glendon F. Swarthout

Spouse:

Kathryn Swarthout  (his death)
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Trivia:

Father of writer Miles Hood Swarthout. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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