Orrie Hitt

Orrie Hitt’s Followers (24)

member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo

Orrie Hitt


Born
in Roscoe, New York, The United States
October 27, 1916

Died
December 07, 1975

Genre


Orrie Edwin Hitt was born in Colchester and died from cancer in a VA hospital in Montrose, NY. He married Charlotte Tucker in Pt Jervis, NY (a small town upstate where he became a lifelong resident), on Valentine’s Day, '43. Orrie & Charlotte had 4 kids—Joyce, Margaret, David & Nancy. He was under 5’5″, taking a 27' inseam, which his wife altered because no one sold pants so short.

Hitt wrote maybe 150 books. He wasn’t sure. “I’m no adding machine”, he answered on the back cover of his book Naked Flesh, when asked how many he’d written. “All I do is write. I usually start at 7 in the morning, take 20 minutes for lunch & continue until about 4 in the afternoon.” Hitt wrote a novel every 2 weeks in his prime, typing over 85 wpm. “His fastest
...more

Average rating: 3.34 · 653 ratings · 231 reviews · 105 distinct worksSimilar authors
Unfaithful Wives

2.78 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 1956 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Cheaters

3.77 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 1960 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Girls' Dormitory

2.81 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Shabby Street

3.83 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Sexurbia County

3.84 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 1960 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
I'll Call Every Monday

3.40 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1953 — 7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Add Flesh to the Fire

3.05 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 1959 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Sucker

3.59 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 1957 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
As Bad As They Come

3.60 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Summer Hotel

3.40 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 1958 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Orrie Hitt…

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Crazy Challenge C...: Dream Team 181 178 Nov 20, 2012 12:00PM  
Crazy Challenge C...: Crazy Chocolate Challenge, take 2 1220 517 Sep 17, 2021 05:37PM