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Fast, Howard

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Fast, Howard (1914-2003), was a high school dropout who published his first novel before he was 20; by the turn of the 21st Century, had written more than 80 books of fiction and nonfiction; millions of copies of Fast titles have been printed in a dozen languages, including “Spartacus,” “Citizen Tom Paine,” “Freedom Road,” “The Hessian” (set in Ridgefield). He lived on Florida Hill Road in 1960s and early 70s.


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