Gerald Green

Gerald Green

Franklin Library Gerald Green books

An American Prophet - limited first edition ( not signed ) - 1977
The Last Angry Man - signed limited edition - 1978

The Last Angry Man Gerald Green

Writer Gerald Green

Gerald Green (1922–2006) was an American author and journalist best known for his impactful works in both fiction and non-fiction. Born on July 8, 1922, in Brooklyn, New York, Green's career spanned various genres, showcasing his versatility as a writer and his commitment to addressing important social issues. Green began his career as a journalist, working for publications such as The New York Times and Newsweek. His experiences in journalism laid the groundwork for his later exploration of social and political themes in his writing. Green's dedication to investigative reporting and his keen awareness of current events would become evident in his novels.

One of Gerald Green's most notable works is the novel The Last Angry Man, published in 1956. The book, inspired by his own experiences as a journalist, tells the story of a dedicated and passionate doctor working in a Brooklyn neighborhood. The novel was well-received and later adapted into a successful television series.

In addition to his novels, Green was involved in television production. He played a key role in the development and production of the groundbreaking television miniseries "Holocaust," which aired in 1978. The series, which depicted the experiences of a Jewish family during World War II, garnered critical acclaim and increased public awareness of the atrocities committed by the Nazis. Throughout his career, Gerald Green demonstrated a commitment to addressing social justice issues and exploring the human condition. His works often delved into the complexities of human relationships and the impact of historical events on individuals and communities.

Gerald Green continued to write novels, screenplays, and non-fiction works, contributing significantly to the literary and television landscape. His storytelling prowess and ability to tackle challenging subjects earned him both critical acclaim and a broad readership. Gerald Green passed away on August 29, 2006, leaving behind a legacy of thought-provoking and socially relevant works that continue to resonate with readers and viewers. His dedication to addressing important issues through literature and television remains an enduring aspect of his contribution to American culture.

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The Last Angry Man

The Last Angry Man first edition

The Last Angry Man Franklin Library

An American Prophet

The fourteenth novel from Green, who is perhaps better known for The Last Angry Man, To Brooklyn With Love, and The Lotus Eaters, features an unlikely hero Daniel D. Vormund, 80 years old, a retired professor, who stands between the creatures and land of the Sonora desert in Southwestern Arizona and the wealthy developers, builders and ranchers who care only about more wealth.

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