Buckley, William Frank, Jr.
Firing Line,and wrote (1962–2008) a syndicated column,
On the Right.He wrote more than 50 books, both fiction and nonfiction. His novelistic accounts of the adventures of an American spy during the cold war include Saving the Queen (1976), Marco Polo, If You Can (1982), A Very Private Plot (1994), and Last Call for Blackford Oakes (2005). He also wrote The Redhunter (1999), a largely favorable fictional presentation of Sen. Joseph McCarthy 's activities.
See his Nearer, My God (1997) and Miles Gone By: A Literary Autobiography (2004) memoir by his son, C. Buckley, Losing Mum and Pup (2009) biographies by J. Judis (1988), L. Bridges and J. R. Coyne, Jr. (2008), and C. T. Bogus (2011).
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