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Caleb Carr

Author of The Alienist

Includes the names: Caleb Carr, Carr Caleb

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Caleb Carr, a lifetime resident of New York, was born in 1955 and grew up on the Lower East Side. His father was an editor and close friend to famous Beat Generation writers, such as Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg. Although Carr was personally exposed to their style of writing and Bohemian lifestyles, he chose to take his own work in a different direction. Where the Beat writers wrote purely from expression and feelings, Caleb Carr's works are diligently researched and known for their historical accuracy. Caleb Carr developed a love of history at a young age, acquiring a keen interest in military history while attending a Quaker high school. This interest led him to major in history at Kenyon College and NYU. Notable works by Caleb Carr are The Alienist, which was on the New York Times' bestseller list for 24 weeks; The Devil Soldier; and Angel of Darkness. In addition to writing fiction, Carr is a contributing editor of MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History. (Bowker Author Biography) Caleb Carr was born in Manhattan and grew up on the Lower East Side, where he still lives. In addition to his bestselling fiction, Mr. Carr writes frequently on military and political affairs. He is series editor of the Modern Library War Series and is a contributing editor of MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History. (Publisher Provided) — biography from The Alienist… (more)
The Mysterious Island (Introduction, some editions) 4,475 copies, 77 reviews
The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant (Editor, some editions) 1,730 copies, 17 reviews
Exorcist: The Beginning {novel} (Creator) 30 copies, 1 review
MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History — Spring 1992 (Author "The Devil Soldier" and "Come on, boys. We're going in.") 16 copies
MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History — Spring 1989 (Author "The Man of Silence" and "Königgrätz: "Who on earth is this General von Moltke?"") 15 copies
MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History — Spring 1998 (Author "Napoleon Wins at Waterloo") 15 copies
MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History — Autumn 1992 (Co-Author "The United States, the U.N., and Korea") 14 copies
MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History — Summer 1990 (Author "The Troubled Genius of Oliver Cromwell" and "The Devilish Prince Rupert") 14 copies
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