George V. Higgins
1939-1999
 

George Vincent Higgins was born in Brockton, Massachusetts. He was educated at Rockland High School and Boston College. In 1965, he received his M.A. from Stanford University, California. From 1962 to 1966 he worked as a reporter and journalist. Higgins studied law at Boston College Law School where he obtained his J.D. in 1967. In 1974, he started a private practice as a criminal attorney. In 1987, he was appointed professor of creative writing at the State University of New York. He was married twice.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
 1) The Friends of Eddie Coyle  1972
 2) The Digger's Game  1973
 3) Cogan's Trade  1974
 4) The Friends of Richard Nixon  1975
 5) A City on a Hill  1975
 6) The Judgment of Deke Hunter  1976
 7) Dreamland  1977
 8) A Year or So with Edgar  1979
 9) Kennedy for the Defense  1980
10) The Rat on Fire  1981
11) The Patriot Game  1982
12) A Choice of Enemies  1983
13) Penance for Jerry Kennedy  1985
14) Impostors  1986
15) Outlaws  1987
16) Wonderful Years, Wonderful Years  1988
17) The Sins of the Fathers  1988
18) The Progress of the Seasons  1989
19) Victories  1989
20) Trust  1989
21) The Mandeville Talent  1991
22) Defending Billy Ryan  1992
23) Bomber's Law  1994
24) Swan Boats at Four  1995
25) Sandra Nichols Found Dead  1997
26) A Change of Gravity  1997
27) The Agent  1999
28) At End of Day  2000

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