Individual Author Record
Name: Mark BowdenPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Born: 1951 in St. Louis, Missouri Sites:
Illinois ConnectionMark grew up in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationMark Bowden is a bestselling author, journalist, educator, and film producer. He is the author of ''The Best Game Ever'', ''Bringing the Heat'', ''Killing Pablo, and Guests of the Ayatollah''. His book ''Black Hawk Down; A Story of Modern War'', is an international bestseller, which spent more than a year on The New York Times bestseller list and was a finalist for the National Book Award. It is a story of the bloody 1993 battle American soldiers fought in Mogadishu, Somalia. In 2001, it was made into a feature film directed by Ridley Scott.For 22 years, he wrote a weekly column for ''The Philadelphia Inquirer''. Over the years he has written for ''Vanity Fair'', ''The Atlantic Monthly'', ''The New Yorker'', ''Men's Journal'', ''Sports Illustrated'' and ''Rolling Stone''. He also teaches creative writing and journalism as an adjunct professor at Loyola College of Maryland. Bowden currently resides in Oxford, Pennsylvania.
*''Doctor Dealer: The Rise and Fall of an All-American Boy and his Multimillion-Dollar Cocaine Empire'', Warner Books, 1987*''Bringing The Heat'', Knopf, 1994*''Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War'', Atlantic Monthly Press, 1999*''Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the World's Greatest Outlaw'', Penguin, 2001*''Finders Keepers the Story of Joe'', Atlantic Books, 2002*''Our Finest Day: D-Day, June 6, 1944'', Chronicle, 2002*''Finders Keepers: The Story of a Man Who Found $1 Million '', Atlantic Monthly Press, 2002*''Guests of the Ayatollah: The First Battle in America's War with Militant Islam'', Atlantic Monthly Press, 2006*''Road Work: Among Tyrants, Heroes, Rogues, and Beasts'', Penguin, 2006*''The Best Game Ever: Giants vs. Colts, 1958, and the Birth of the Modern NFL'', Grove Press, 2009*''Worm: The First Digital World War'', Atlantic Monthly Press, 2011*''The Finish: The Killing of Osama Bin Laden'', Atlantic Monthly Press, 2012