H. Richard Hornberger

Novelist, TV Writer

1924 – 1997

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Who was H. Richard Hornberger?

H. Richard Hornberger was an American writer and surgeon, born in Trenton, New Jersey, who wrote under the pseudonym Richard Hooker. His most famous work was his novel MASH, based on his experiences during the Korean War and written in collaboration with W. C. Heinz. It was later used as the basis for a critically and commercially successful movie and television series.

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Born
Feb 1, 1924
Trenton
Also known as
  • Richard Hooker
  • Dr. H. Richard Hornberger
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Bowdoin College
  • Peddie School
  • Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Lived in
  • Maine
Died
Nov 4, 1997
Waterville

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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