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John Sanford

John Sanford was born Julian L. Shapiro on May 31, 1904, and died on March 5, 2003. He was the author of 24 books, including novels, creative interpretations of history, and several volumes of memoir and autobiography. While studying law at Fordham University, Sanford had a chance encounter with his childhood friend Nathan Weinstein, who was then going by the name of Nathanael West (later known for such works as Miss Lonelyhearts and The Day of the Locust) and working on his first novel....See more