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Stephan Talty Stephan Talty was born in Buffalo, New York to parents who'd emigrated from County Clare, Ireland. He went to Bishop Timon High School before attending Amherst College, where he graduated with a degree in English. After Amherst, he worked at the Miami Herald as a news clerk and police reporter, then became a freelance writer in Dublin and New York. He's written for the New York Times Magazine, GQ, Playboy, the Irish Times, the Chicago Review and many other publications.

Talty is the author of five non-fiction books: Mulatto America, about the mixing of black and white culture throughout American History; Empire of Blue Water, the story of the great pirate captain Henry Morgan; The Illustrious Dead, about Napoleon's invasion of Russia and the typhus epidemic that doomed it; Escape from the Land of Snows, an account of the Dalai Lama's escape from Tibet in 1959; and Agent Garbo, the story of the greatest double agent of World War II, Juan Pujol.

His first work of fiction, a crime novel called Black Irish, introduces the Harvard-educated detective, Absalom Kearney, and marks the beginning of a new crime series. He is also the co-author of the New York Times bestselling account, A Captain's Duty, with Captain Richard Phillips, the hero of the Maersk Alabama hijacking. The book made into a film starring Tom Hanks in 2013.

Talty now lives outside New York City with his wife and two children.

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Hangman
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Hangman by Stephan Talty

Black Irish
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Black Irish by Stephan Talty

The Illustrious Dead
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The Illustrious Dead by Stephan Talty
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Black Irish | Talty, Stephan | Signed First Edition Book Talty, Stephan | Black Irish | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book  2013 NY:  Random House First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Hangman | Talty, Stephan | Signed First Edition Book Talty, Stephan | Hangman | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book   May 2014 NY:  Random House First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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The Illustrious Dead by Stephan Talty | Signed First Edition Book Talty, Stephan | Illustrious Dead, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book  2009 NY: Crown First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Stephan Talty Bibliography

Crime Fiction
  • Black Irish - 2013
  • Hangman - 2014
Narrative Non-Fiction
  • The Secret Agent
  • Mulatto America - 2003
  • Empire of Blue Water - 2007
  • The Illustrious Dead - 2009
  • Escape from the Land of Snows - 2011
  • Agent Garbo - 2012

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