John Sandford





John Sandford

Author profile


born
in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, The United States
February 23, 1944

gender
male

website

genre


About this author

John Sandford was born John Camp on February 23, 1944, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He attended the public schools in Cedar Rapids, graduating from Washington High School in 1962. He then spent four years at the University of Iowa, graduating with a bachelor's degree in American Studies in 1966. In 1966, he married Susan Lee Jones of Cedar Rapids, a fellow student at the University of Iowa. He was in the U.S. Army from 1966-68, worked as a reporter for the Cape Girardeau Southeast Missourian from 1968-1970, and went back to the University of Iowa from 1970-1971, where he received a master's degree in journalism. He was a reporter for The Miami Herald from 1971-78, and then a reporter for the St. Paul Pioneer-Press from 1978-1990; in 1980, he was...more


Average rating: 4.10 · 341,217 ratings · 15,418 reviews · 63 distinct works · Similar authors
Rules Of Prey  (Lucas Daven...
4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 34,494 ratings — published 1989 — 35 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Winter Prey (Lucas Davenpor...
4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 21,543 ratings — published 1993 — 29 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Buried Prey (Lucas Davenpor...
4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 18,328 ratings — published 2011 — 24 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Chosen Prey (Lucas Davenpor...
4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 13,915 ratings — published 2001 — 32 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Bad Blood (Virgil Flowers, #4)
4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 12,450 ratings — published 1998 — 26 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Secret Prey (Lucas Davenpor...
4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 11,816 ratings — published 1998 — 24 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Eyes of Prey (Lucas Davenpo...
4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 11,450 ratings — published 1991 — 34 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Dark of the Moon (Virgil Fl...
3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 11,775 ratings — published 2004 — 28 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Heat Lightning (Virgil Flow...
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 10,437 ratings — published 2008 — 27 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Shadow Prey (Lucas Davenpor...
3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 10,510 ratings — published 1990 — 29 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by John Sandford…
Rules Of Prey Shadow Prey Eyes of Prey Silent Prey Winter Prey Night Prey Mind Prey
Lucas Davenport (24 books)
by
4.125627572217129 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 256,345 ratings

Dark of the Moon Heat Lightning Rough Country Bad Blood Shock Wave Mad River Storm Front
Virgil Flowers (8 books)
by
4.081906415213446 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 63,365 ratings

The Fool's Run The Empress File The Devil's Code The Hanged Man's Song
Kidd & LuEllen (4 books)
by
3.896707223687569 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 11,753 ratings

Uncaged
The Singular Menace (1 book)
by
3.887608069164265 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 347 ratings

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

“I'm so horny the crack of dawn isn't safe.”
John Sandford, Bad Blood
tags: humor

“Oh yeah, I heard you got born again.' she said. 'Which you needed since they fucked up the first time.”
John Sandford, Rough Country

“Gonna rain like a cow pissin' on a flat rock" [drugstore clerk to detective Virgil Flowers]
Dark of the Moon, p.7”
John Sandford

Polls

More...

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Recurring Characters: Phil Broker/Nina Pryce - Chuck Logan 1 45 Jul 18, 2007 11:45AM  
Goodreads Librari...: Changes sticking? 9 68 Jun 05, 2009 12:16AM  
M/T Reading Friends: JF, NR 188 174 Jun 24, 2009 03:36AM  
M/T Reading Friends: Updated May 2009 Releases 20 340 Jul 19, 2009 07:51AM  


Is this you? Let us know. If not, help out and invite John to Goodreads.