An writer of both fiction and nonfiction, he earned the Pulitzer Prize for his 1986 work, The Making from the Atomic Bomb. His various other notable works add a 2004 biography from the well-known nature musician, John Adam Audubon, and a 2011 reserve detailing the life span and profession of celebrity Hedy Lamarr. His memoir, A Gap in the Globe, describes his youth in Kansas and Missouri with an abusive stepmother (his mom dedicated suicide when he was a kid). He went to Yale School on a complete scholarship or grant, graduating with honors in the past due 1950s. He released a Holocaust-themed nonfiction work, Experts of Loss of life, in 2002. He wedded Dr. Ginger Rhodes. The few resolved in California and acquired two kids. He and Craig Flournoy had been both 1986 recipients from the Pulitzer Prize.