Irving Wallace


Born
in Chicago, Illinois, The United States
March 19, 1916

Died
June 29, 1990

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Irving Wallace was an American bestselling author and screenwriter. His extensively researched books included such page-turners as The Chapman Report (1960), about human sexuality; The Prize (1962), a fictional behind-the-scenes account of the Nobel Prizes; The Man, about a black man becoming president of the U.S. in the 1960s; and The Word (1972), about the discovery of a new gospel.

Wallace was born in Chicago, Illinois. Wallace grew up in Kenosha, Wisconsin. He was the father of Olympic historian David Wallechinsky and author Amy Wallace.

Wallace began selling stories to magazines when he was a teenager. In World War II Wallace served in the Frank Capra unit in Fort Fox along with Theodor Seuss Geisel - more popularly known as Dr Seuss - a
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The Second Lady

3.89 avg rating — 4,235 ratings — published 1970 — 28 editions
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The Seventh Secret

3.84 avg rating — 2,161 ratings — published 1985 — 26 editions
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The Man

4.08 avg rating — 1,383 ratings — published 1964 — 24 editions
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The Word

3.82 avg rating — 1,396 ratings — published 1972 — 30 editions
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The Prize

3.90 avg rating — 1,404 ratings — published 1962 — 39 editions
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The Seven Minutes

3.82 avg rating — 1,334 ratings — published 1969 — 34 editions
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The Almighty

3.82 avg rating — 1,151 ratings — published 1977 — 3 editions
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The Fan Club

3.45 avg rating — 1,124 ratings — published 1974 — 25 editions
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The Miracle

3.61 avg rating — 736 ratings — published 1984 — 34 editions
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The R Document

3.71 avg rating — 652 ratings — published 1976 — 20 editions
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“To be one's self, and unafraid whether right or wrong, is more admirable than the easy cowardice of surrender to conformity.”
Irving Wallace

“If you talk about it, you probably won't write it”
Irving Wallace

“..kau harus memperlakukan kegiatan menulismu sebagai sebuah karier. Kau tidak boleh membicarakannya. Kau harus melakukannya-ingin melakukannya, suka melakukannya walaupun harus kesepian, merasa bahwa di bumi tidak ada yang lebih penting ketika kau sedang melakukannya.”
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