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Pat Frank (May 5, 1908 R11; October 12, 1964) is the pen name of the American writer, newspaperman, and government consultant Harry Hart Frank. Frank's most well-known work is the 1959 post-apocalyptic novel Alas, Babylon. His other books include Mr. Adam and Forbidden Area.
Frank was born in Chicago in 1908. Frank spent many years as a journalist and information handler for several newspapers, agencies, and government bureaus. During his early career, he lived mainly in Florida, including Jacksonville , Atlantic Beach,and Tangerine, Florida, apart from a couple of years in New York and Washington (and service overseas during World War II, when he worked for the Office of War Information and was a correspondent in Italy, Austria, Germany, and Turkey). Died 1964 in Jacksonville, Florida, age 57, of acute pancreatitis.
Nearly all men are sterile in Mr. Adam (1946), Frank's first published work. His other novels include Hold Back the Night, An Affair of State, and Forbidden Area. Frank's experiences reporting on the Korean conflict are described in his autobiographical travelogue The Long Way Round and influenced Hold Back the Night.
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Beckner to run against Pat Frank for clerk of court

Frank said she told Beckner if she didn't run, her first choice as a successor would be Tampa City Councilman Harry Cohen, who was Frank's deputy before he ran for council. Frank said she did invite Beckner to the clerk's office Christmas party but ...

Daybook: Recent births in the Jackson County area

Grandparents are Pat and Mike Keene of Clark Lake, and Tina and Jim Strohl of Onsted. Great-grandparents are Sue and Clarance Keene of Grass ... Great-grandparents are Sylvia Jean Eley of Hillsdale, Bernice and Dale Payne of Jackson, Patricia Phillips ...

Spring practice marked by change in ACC Coastal

VIRGINIA TECH: The challenge for coach Frank Beamer is to coax some improvement out of an offense that ranked 12th in the ACC both in total yardage and points. He says having experienced QBs Michael Brewer and Brenden Motley back and "some real ...

21 '70s, '80s and '90s Sitcoms That Owe Us a Reunion Show

Now, let's bring back that infamous news staff: Murphy (Candice Bergen), uptight veteran anchor Jim Dial (Charles Kimbrough, yuppie, excitable executive producer Miles Silverberg (Grant Shaud), investigative reporter -- and "Murph's" best friend ...



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Pat Frank - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Pat Frank (May 5, 1908 – October 12, 1964) was the pen name of the American writer, newspaperman, and government consultant Harry Hart Frank. Frank's ...

Meet Pat Frank - Clerk of Circuit Court, Hillsborough County

Pat Collier Frank has had a distinguished career in public service and elective office, commencing with her election to the Hillsborough County School Board in  ...

Clerk of Circuit Court, Hillsborough County

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Pat Frank - HarperCollins Publishers

Biography. "Pat Frank" was the lifelong nickname adopted by the American writer , newspaperman, and government consultant, who was born Harry Hart Frank ...



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