An American fiction writer, he’s most widely known for his 1960 novel, WHERE IN FACT THE Young boys Are, which continued to become film directed by Henry Levin. Swarthout’s additional works consist of Bless the Beasts and Kids (1970) as well as the Shootist (1975). He worked well in advertising to get a year and pursued a profession like a journalist. He was inducted in to the Traditional western Authors Hall of Popularity in Scottsdale, Az. He was created in Michigan to a family group of Dutch and British heritage. He wedded Kathryn Vaughn in 1940. His book, The Tin Lizzie Troop, was converted to a film starring Paul Newman.