John Sandford Books in Order
Name: John Roswell Camp
Born: 23 February, 1944
Place of birth: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA
Resides: Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
First book (fiction): Rules of Prey
Previous employment: reporter
Fun fact #1: completely alone, he once paddled a canoe from Lake Itasca all the way down the Mississippi River to New Orleans.
Fun fact #2: because of John’s fascination with archaeology, he is the principal financial backer of the Beth-Shean Valley Archaeological Project in Israel.
Awards (not an exhaustive list):
- Pulitzer Prize
- International Thriller Writers award: Best Hard Cover Novel 2011(for Bad Blood)
John Sandford Book List & Suggested Book Order
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John Sandford Biography
John Sandford was born on the 23rd of February in 1944, which was a Wednesday. For those readers interested in all things astrological, that makes him a Pisces, which is one of the Water signs.
John was born in Cedar Rapids, which lies on the banks of the River Cedar. It has a population of around 131,000 and is in Iowa, a state almost in the very middle of the United States of America when you look at a map. The son of Anne Agnes and Roswell (from whom he got his middle name), John attended public schools in Cedar Rapids, graduating from Washington High School in 1962. By continuing his education, he received a degree in American history from the University of Iowa, during which time he met his future wife Susan. While studying, John wrote a number of articles for The Daily Iowan, the university newspaper.
John spent a couple of years in the U.S. Army, working as a military journalist for the base newspaper for the 4th U.S. Army Missile Command in Chuncheon, which is a city in the north of South Korea. After that, he spent another couple of years working as a reporter in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, where he wrote for the Southeast Missourian. In 1970, he returned to the University of Iowa and gained a…
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If you love John Sandford’s books you need the most comprehensive book list available, which includes a check list, alternative titles, page counts, movie adaptations, co-authors, star ratings, and a host of other features, plus:
- Prey series in order (Lucas Davenport series in order)
- Virgil Flowers books in order
- Kidd books in order
- Singular Menace books in order
- a complete list of short stories, standalone novels & nonfiction
Why Read the John Sandford Prey Series in Order?
Author John Sandford hails from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA. Despite John having won the highly prestigious Pulitzer Prize for journalism in 1986, it’s as a fiction writer that most people know of him. He’s dabbled with books for a younger audience and a science-fiction audience, but it’s thriller that he’s famous for, with his Prey series, featuring Lucas Davenport, being his number one series. while his Virgil Flowers series come a close second.
This John Sandford book list not only gives all the John Sandford books in chronological order, but will let you see the characters develop and witness events at the correct time, just as John intended.
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