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Child, Lee

LC control no.n 96077849
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationPS3553.H4838
Personal name headingChild, Lee
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Variant(s)Чайлд, Ли
צ׳יילד, לי
צ׳יילד, לי. גוטמן, יעל
Grant, Jim, 1954 October 29-
Grant, James, 1954 October 29-
Grant, James D. (James Dover)
Grant, James Dover
Associated placeVedauwoo Recreation Area (Wyo.)
LocatedBirmingham (England) Sheffield (England) Manchester (England) Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) Wyoming
France, Southern
Birth date1954-10-29
Place of birthCoventry (England)
Field of activityWriting Literature Fiction--Authorship Detective and mystery fiction Television--Production and direction
AffiliationUniversity of Sheffield Granada Television Order of the British Empire
Profession or occupationAuthors Novelists Television producers and directors
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Non-Latin script references not evaluated.
Found inKilling floor, 1997: CIP t.p. (Lee Child)
His Without fail, 2002: CIP data sheet (b. Oct. 29, 1954) interview with Michael S. Grollman: British television executive who began writing novels after being fired in 1995 and moved to the United States in 1998.
Lee Child's Facebook page, Oct. 26, 2011 ("Jim Grant (born 1954), better known by his pen name Lee Child")
Contemporary Authors Online, 2010, via Gale Literature Resource Center, Oct. 26, 2011 (Lee Child, British novelist, b. Jim Grant, Oct. 29, 1954, Coventry, England; moved to the US, 1998)
Lee Child and Jack Reacher, via WWW, Mar. 15, 2013 (British novelist specializing in crime fiction, mysteries and thrillers; grew up in Birmingham; attended law school in Sheffield, England; lives in Manhattan and the south of France with his wife)
"Lee Child," in Gale Literature: Contemporary Authors, 2020 (updated July 27, 2020), accessed online November 4, 2020 (born October 29, 1954 in Coventry, United Kingdom; novelist; other names: Grant, Jim (British novelist); Grant, James (British novelist); Grant, James D.; "English novelist internationally known for his American-based, tough-guy, thriller-mystery novels"; lists works as author and editor; "also, coauthor, with brother Andrew Grant, of books in the 'Jack Reacher' series")
Maslin, Janet. "Jack Reacher is still restless. But his creator has settled down," in New York Times, October 23, 2019, accessed online November 1, 2020: picture caption ("The novelist Lee Child at the Vedauwoo Recreation Area outside Laramie, Wyo., recently. Child, who was born in England, bought a home in the area a couple of years ago") body of article ("He lives 40 or 50 miles from town [Laramie] ... Child and his wife have numerous homes, including one above St. Tropez and a spread in East Sussex, England ... He still spends time at an apartment he owns on Central Park West, but [wife] Jane has decided she's through with New York")
Wikipedia, November 1, 2020 (article title: "Lee Child"; "James Dover Grant CBE (born 29 October 1954), primarily known by his pen name Lee Child, is a British author who writes thriller novels, and is best known for his Jack Reacher novel series ... Grant was born in Coventry ... his younger brother, Andrew Grant, is also a thriller novelist"; graduated from University of Sheffield, 1977; "joined Granada Television, part of the UK's ITV Network, in Manchester as a presentation director ... He worked at Granada from 1977 to 1995 ... After being made redundant from his job because of corporate restructuring ... Grant decided to start writing novels"; took the pen name Lee Child; first novel, Killing floor, was published in 1997; he moved to the United States in 1998; his latest novel to date, The sentinel (2020) is "by Lee Child and Andrew Child [i.e. Andrew Grant under the name Andrew Child]")
2019 Queen's birthday honours list, accessed online, November 4, 2020: pdf file, page 13 (in list under Order of the British Empire: Commanders of the Order of the British Empire: "James Dover GRANT (LEE CHILD). Author. For services to Literature")
Child, Lee. The sentinel, c2020: title page ("A Jack Reacher novel"; authors' names preceding title: Lee Child and Andrew Child) "About the authors" ("Lee Child is the author of twenty-four ... Jack Reacher thrillers ... Lee Child lives in New York City ... Andrew Child, who also writes as Andrew Grant, is the author of RUN [and 5 other titles] Child and his wife ... live on a wildlife preserve in Wyoming")
Rawlinson, Kevin. "Jack Reacher series author Lee Child 'quits and lets brother step in,'" in The guardian, January 17, 2020, accessed online November 1, 2020 ("The author of the Jack Reacher series of novels is retiring and handing over the writing duties to his brother ... Lee Child said he has been searching for a way to kill off the title character ... for years but has ultimately decided his fans deserve to see him live on in books which will now be written by Andrew Grant. But Child, who was born James Grant, has reportedly set out a condition for his brother: he too must change his surname to Child")
Associated languageeng