Newton Thornburg was born in Illinois in 1930. He was a creative director for various advertising agencies and, since 1973, has been a full time novelist and screenwriter. He is the author of ten novels including Knockover, To Die in California, Black Argus and Dreamland. The father in To Die in California is David Hook, a well-to-do Illinois farmer.
But David knows something else must have happened in California to lead to Chris’s death. Diving into his son’s life, David discovers political corruption, immorality, and evil that shocks him to his very core. But it also awakens something lurking within, something David enjoys. something that poses an even bigger threat to those who hurt his son.
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Born in Harvey, Illinois, Thornburg graduated from the University of Iowa with a Fine Arts degree. To Die in California, 1973; Consortium Book Sales & Dist, 2002, ISBN 9781852428068. He worked in a variety of jobs before devoting himself to writing full-time (or at least in tandem with his cattle farm in the Ozarks) in 1973. Cutter and Bone: a novel, Popular Library, 1976
To Die in California. The police call on David Hook at his farm in Illinois, telling him his son Chris has committed suicide. Diversion Books eNewsletter. Newton Thornburg, Valhalla. Thank you for reading books on GrayCity. David doesn’t believe them, he can’t. He knows something else must have happened in California to cause Chris’s death. Diving into the life of his son, David discovers corruption, immorality, and evil that shocks him to his very core, but it also awakens something lurking within, something he enjoys, something that poses an even bigger threat to those who hurt his son. Connect with Diversion Books. Published 1973 by Little, Brown in Boston.