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Dorothy Salisbury Davis

Dorothy Salisbury Davis, American writer. Recipient Life Achievement award Bouchereon, 1989. Member Authors Guild, Mystery Writers of America (former president, recipient Grand Master award 1985), Adams Roundtable.

Background

  • Davis, Dorothy Salisbury was born on April 26, 1916 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Alfred Joseph and Margaret Jane (Greer) Salisbury.

  • Education

    • AB, Barat College, Lake Forest, Illinois, 1938.

    Works

    • God Speed the Night
    • Hailed by the New York Times as "a book you will not readily forget", this World War II adventure tale of a nun who risks her life to help a Jewish couple escape Nazi-occupied France is the collaborative creative effort of Grand Master of crime fiction Dorothy Salisbury Davis and award-winning television writer Jerome Ross.
    • A Town of Masks
    • Grand Master of crime fiction Dorothy Salisbury Davis delivers a spine-tingling novel, hailed by the New York Times as "beautifully written", about an upstanding small-town spinster whose life is overturned by a shocking murder.
    • Black sheep, white lamb
    • dust jacket damaged / stofwikkel beschadigd, American bloodhound mystery, 1e druk / / English literature / Engels / English / Anglais / Englisch / hard cover / dust jacket / 13 x 19 cm / 176 .
    • Where the Dark Streets Go
    • Shake hands with the Devil Father Joseph McMahon lay on the rubble-strewn floor of an abandoned building to hear the last words the dying man said.

    Membership

    Member Authors Guild, Mystery Writers of America (former president, recipient Grand Master award 1985), Adams Roundtable.

    Connections

    • Married Harry Davis, April 25, 1946 (deceased).
    • father: Alfred Joseph Salisbury
    • mother: Margaret Jane (Greer) Salisbury
    • spouse: Harry Davis
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    Born April 26, 1916
    Nationality
    • 1938
      Barat College

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