George Gipe

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George Gipe (February 3, 1933 in Boston, Massachusetts – September 6, 1986 in Glendale, California) was an American magazine writer, author and screenwriter. Gipe died at the age of 53 as the result of an allergic reaction to a bee sting.[1]

Death[edit]

Gipe was allergic to bees, and while in Glendale, CA, he was stung by a bee. George was announced dead on arrival on September 6, 1986, a year after Explorers was made.

Works[edit]

Novels[edit]

  • Nearer to the Dust (1967)
  • Coney Island Quickstep (1977)

Novelizations[edit]

Short stories[edit]

  • "The Cask of Amarillo Texas" (1969)

Non-fiction[edit]

  • The Great American Sports Book (1978)
  • The Last Time When... (1982)

Screenplays[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "George Gipe is Dead at 53; A Film and Television Writer," New York Times, September 9, 1986 [1]

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