RICHARD DELONG ADAMS was born in Columbia, Missouri in 1933. He graduated from
Cornell University in 1953. He served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army’s 505th Parachute Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, from 1954 to 1957.
In 1958 he moved to Hollywood, where he entered the film industry, initially working for Stanley Kubrick researching and writing battle scenes for SPARTACUS.
He worked on numerous film and television projects, both as an original writer and as a behind-the-scenes script doctor. His teleplay HONOR THY MOTHER was nominated for an “Edgar” Award in 1993.
Richard’s extensive travels have taken him to Russia, Central and South America and Asia. He lived in Rome for five years, and spent several years in Mexico.
SAWYER AND FINN is his first novel.