Nelson DeMille is a former U. S. Army lieutenant who served in Vietnam and is the author of nineteen acclaimed novels, including the# 1 New York Times bestsellers Night Fall, Plum Island, The Gate House, The Lion, The Panther and Radiant Angel. Now out in paperback, Nelson DeMilles smash hit thriller, The Panther, stars his returning hero, John Corey, one of the most skilled antiterrorist operatives both at home and abroad.
In this essay, DeMille fills in Coreys background, future and Nelson Richard DeMille was born in New York City on August 23, 1943 to Huron and Antonia (Panzera) DeMille.
He moved as a child with his family to Long Island. DeMille spent three years at Hofstra University, then joined the Army and attended Officer Candidate School. Find details about every creative writing competitionincluding poetry contests, short story competitions, essay contests, awards for novels, grants for translators, and morethat weve published in the Grants& Awards section of Poets& Writers Magazine during the past year. We carefully review the practices and policies of each contest Nelson DeMille is an American author born in 1943 in New York City.
DeMille played football and ran track while he was at Elmont Memorial High School. He joined the army shortly after his time at Hofstra University, becoming a First Lieutenant and going to Vietnam as an infantry platoon leader with the First Cavalry Division in Vietnam.
Nelson DeMilles latest effort" The Lion"combines humor and violence with an examination of the clash between Middle Eastern and Western cultures to produce a novel that is both wildly entertaining and frighteningly realistic. Another Nelson DeMille Bestseller Home News Arts of War Book News Another Nelson DeMille Bestseller Nelson DeMilles latest novel, The Lion, which hit the bookstores in June 2010 and quickly became the latest in his long string of bestsellers, just came out in paperback (Grand Central, 14.
99). The title character of Nelson DeMilles ninth novel The Lions Game is a Libyan terrorist, Asad Khalil, whose name means Lion in Arabic. Having trained for over a decade for his particularly bloody Jihad, Khalil sets out on his holy mission to exact revenge from America for the 1986 bombing of his country.
Jan 01, 2000 Nelson DeMille brings back his brash, badboy cop (Federal Agent, former cop) John Corey in this sequel to" The Lion's Game. " Asad Khalil is back from" The Lion's Game. " Having escaped Corey last time, Khalil has unfinished business. Terrific dialogue punctuates DeMilles third John Corey outing (Plum Island, 1997; The Lions Game, 2000).
Former NYPD Homicide detective Corey, now with the Federal Antiterrorist Task Force (ATTF) in Manhattan, is one sarcastic wit.