Ross Thomas

Ross Thomas (1926-1995) was born in Oklahoma City. He served in the US Army in World War 2 and saw action in the Philippines. He worked as a reporter, editor, and public relations director for numerous publications, radio stations, national organizations and political candidates in the US, Europe and Africa. He published his first novel, The Cold War Swap, in 1966 and it won an Edgar. In all, he wrote twenty-five novels, including five under the pseudonym Ol