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Michael Angelo Avallone, American Author. Named Literary Luminary of New Jersey, 1977. With Army of the United States, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member Mystery Writers American (director since 1955, member awards committee 1961-1971), Authors League.

Background

Avallone, Michael Angelo was born on October 27, 1924 in New York City. Son of Michael Angelo and Marie Antoinette (Antonelli) Avallone.

Career

His lifetime output was over 223 works (although he boasted over 1,000), published under his own name and 17 pseudonyms.

Achievements

  • Avallone has been inducted into the "New Jersey Literary Hall of Fame". He was also nominated for the 1989 Anthony Award in the "Best Paperback Original" category for his novel High Noon at Midnight.

Works

Views

Quotations: "I did it for a flat fee of $1,000 with a handshake deal to do the rest of the series,". "MGM insisted on making then Russians -- and of course this is 1964, the height of the Cold War,".

Membership

With Army of the United States, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member Mystery Writers American (director since 1955, member awards committee 1961-1971), Authors League.

Connections

Married Frances Weinstein, May 27, 1960. Children: Stephen Michael, Susan, David Prill.

father:
Michael Angelo Avallone

mother:
Marie Antoinette (Antonelli) Avallone

spouse:
Frances Weinstein

children:
Stephen Michael Avallone

Susan Avallone

David Prill Avallone