Robert Ward began winning literary prizes in his senior year at Towson University.
Considered a classic that remains critically relevant, Ward’s book Red Baker,
the Best American Novel 1985, has been favorably compared to The Grapes of Wrath
and The Great Gatsby. His noir thriller, Four Kinds of Rain, received a nomination
for the Hammet Prize in 2006. This year Ward will publish two books, the novel
The Best, Bad Dream with Grove/Atlantic, and a collection of his best magazine
pieces titled Renegades, from Tyrus Books. In addition, all of Ward’s back list
in now available in ebook and trade paperback from Tyrus Books.
Author, journalist, screenwriter, husband and father, Ward’s full biography can be found
on his website, www.robert-ward.com. Robert Ward has authored a dozen books and a plethora
of articles. He also wrote and co-produced TV’s award-winning Hill Street Blues.
Robert Ward's website [link not active when page last updated]
Narrated by David Cummings.
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