Donald Bain, 82, ghostwriter
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2017-10-26 22:04:15 UTC
Wrote the Margaret Truman mystery books.
Bryan Styble
2017-10-27 16:44:04 UTC
Wow; never read or heard that before!

I've often watched Truman on old "What's My Line?" panels, and thus always figured her novels--which i've not read, but have consumed numerous reviews thereof over the years--were well-crafted, given consistently perspicacious WML questioning, her highly-mannered style of speaking and of course her pedigree.

But I never imagined she might have stooped to using a ghostwriter--probably because it makes absolutely no sense that anyone who is the only child of a President, something of a celebrity in her own right (what with her infamous singing career and all) and married to the ever-urbane Clifton Daniel would need to pretend she also was a novelist!

2017-10-27 16:59:44 UTC
So many books are ghost written. Didn’t you wonder how she wrote 20 more books AFTER she died?

His NYTimes obit is priceless.
Louis Epstein
2017-10-28 18:24:59 UTC
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Wrote the Margaret Truman mystery books.
Wasn't he more famous for being King of Scotland back around 1100?

The World Trade Center towers MUST rise again,
at least as tall as before...or terror has triumphed.