Thurston Clarke

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Thurston Clarke (born 1946) is an American historian, author and journalist.

Education and career[edit]

Clarke was educated at Yale University, Columbia University and the School of Oriental and African Studies, London.[citation needed]

Clarke is the author of twelve books, the most recent of which is JFK's Last Hundred Days: The Transformation of a Man and the Emergence of a Great President (2013).

Clarke is a frequent speaker on topics such as writing, modern history and travel. He lives with his wife and three daughters in the Adirondacks, in upstate New York.[citation needed] His daughter, Sophie Clarke, was the winner of Survivor: South Pacific, the 23rd season of the popular CBS reality television show.

Thurston Clarke is the son in law of British Ambassador Julian Bullard.

List of works[edit]

Non-fiction[edit]

  • Dirty Money: Swiss Banks, the Mafia, Money Laundering, and White Collar Crime (1975) (with John J. Tigue)[1]
  • The Last Caravan (1978)[2]
  • By Blood and Fire: The Attack on the King David Hotel (1981)[3]
  • Lost Hero: The Mystery of Raoul Wallenberg (1982) (with Frederick E. Werbell)[4]
  • Equator: A Journey (1988)[5]
  • Pearl Harbor Ghosts (1991)[6]
  • California Fault: Searching for the Spirit of a State Along the San Andreas (1996)[7]
  • Searching for Crusoe: A Journey Among the Last Real Islands (2001)[8] (reprinted as Islomania)
  • Ask Not: The Inauguration of John F. Kennedy and the Speech That Changed America (2004)[9]
  • The Last Campaign: Robert F. Kennedy and 82 Days That Inspired America (2008)[10]
  • JFK's Last Hundred Days (2013)

Fiction[edit]

  • Thirteen O'Clock (1984)[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dirty money". Open Library. Retrieved February 4, 2010. 
  2. ^ "The last caravan". Open Library. Retrieved February 4, 2010. 
  3. ^ "By blood and fire". Open Library. Retrieved February 4, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Lost hero". Open Library. Retrieved February 4, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Equator". Open Library. Retrieved February 4, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Pearl Harbor ghosts". Open Library. Retrieved February 4, 2010. 
  7. ^ Cahill, Tim (April 28, 1996). "Feeling the Earth Move". The New York Times. Retrieved February 4, 2010. 
  8. ^ McCullough, David Willis (June 3, 2001). "Temptation Islands". The New York Times. Retrieved February 4, 2010. 
  9. ^ "Ask not". Open Library. Retrieved February 4, 2010. 
  10. ^ Lenderking, Bill (May 2008). "The Last Campaign book review". AARP. Retrieved February 4, 2010. 
  11. ^ Herrick, William (September 16, 1984). "In short". The New York Times. Retrieved February 4, 2010. 

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