Frank Bonham


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in Los Angeles, CA, The United States
February 25, 1914

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Frank Bonham (February 25, 1914 – 1988) was an author of Westerns and young adult novels. Bonham wrote 48 novels, as well as TV scripts. Bonham was born in Los Angeles. He was a UCLA graduate. Bonham was known for his works for young adults written in the 1960s, with tough, realistic urban settings, including The Nitty Gritty and Durango Street, as well as for his westerns. Several of his works have been published posthumously, many of which were drawn from his pulp magazine stories, originally published between 1941 and 1952. Durango Street was an ALA Notable Book.

Average rating: 3.84 · 1,013 ratings · 162 reviews · 75 distinct worksSimilar authors
Durango Street

3.82 avg rating — 356 ratings — published 1965 — 9 editions
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The Missing Persons League

4.23 avg rating — 209 ratings — published 1976 — 3 editions
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The Forever Formula

3.81 avg rating — 54 ratings — published 1979 — 2 editions
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Burma Rifles: A Story of Me...

3.90 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 1960
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Viva Chicano

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The Rascals from Haskell's Gym

3.19 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 1977 — 2 editions
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Mystery of the Fat Cat

3.65 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 1960 — 2 editions
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The Mystery of the Red Tide

3.47 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 1966 — 2 editions
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War Beneath the Sea

4.14 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1971 — 2 editions
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Nitty Gritty

3.85 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1968 — 2 editions
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