Morton Freedgood

Morton Freedgood

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Morton Freedgood was an American author who wrote The Taking of Pelham One Two Three and many other detective and mystery novels under the pen name John Godey. Freedgood was born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York in 1913 and began writing at a young age. In the 1940s, he had several articles and short stories published in Cosmopolitan, Collier's, Esquire and other magazines while working full time in the motion picture industry in New York City. He held public relations and publicity posts for United Artists, 20th Century Fox, Paramount and other companies for several years before focusing on his writing. His novel The Wall-to-Wall Trap was published under his own name in 1957. He then began using the pen name John Godey - borrowed from the name of a 19th-century women's magazine - to differentiate his crime novels from his more serious writing
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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • United States
  • English
  • 613491066X
  • 9786134910668