George C. Chesbro

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George C. Chesbro c.1985

George C. Chesbro (June 4, 1940 – November 18, 2008[1]) was an American author of detective fiction. His most notable works feature Dr. Robert "Mongo the Magnificent" Fredrickson. He also wrote the novelisation of The Golden Child, a movie of the same name starring Eddie Murphy.

Chesbro was born in Washington, D.C.. He worked as a special education teacher at Pearl River and later at Rockland Psychiatric Center, where he worked with troubled teens. Chesbro was married and had a son, a daughter and two stepdaughters.[2]

Bibliography[edit]

The Mongo Series[edit]

The Chant series[edit]

  • Chant 1986
  • Chant: Silent Killer 1987
  • Chant: Code of Blood 1987

The Veil Series[edit]

  • Veil 1986
  • Jungle of Steel and Stone 1988

Other Novels[edit]

  • Bone - Mysterious Press, 1989
  • The Golden Child - Pocket, 1986
  • Turn Loose The Dragons - Ballantine, 1982
  • Crying Freeman - Rivages, 1999 (French translation, novelisation of French film)
  • King's Gambit - New English Library, 1976
  • The Keeper - Apache Books Publications, 2001
  • Prism: A Memoir As Fiction - Apache Books Publications, 2001

Short-Story Collections[edit]

  • Strange Prey - Apache Beach Publications, 2004
  • Lone Wolves - Apache Beach Publications, 2003

References[edit]

  1. ^ Weinman, Sarah. George Chesbro, R.I.P., November 19, 2008.
  2. ^ Washington Post obituary, 26 November 2008. Retrieved 13 June 2011

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