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									Stephen CoontsStephen Coonts
Veteran naval aviator Stephen Coonts shook up the action-adventure game with his 1986 bestseller, Flight of the Intruder. He followed that dazzling debut with a string of adventures starring intrepid hero Jake Grafton -- a series that only gets more popular with each new release.

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Fact File

Name:
Stephen Coonts
Current Home:
Las Vegas, Nevada
Date of Birth:
July 19, 1946
Place of Birth:
Morgantown, West Virginia
Education:
B.A., West Virginia University, 1968; J.D., University of Colorado, 1979





Coonts's Latest

Selected Works

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								The Traitor, Author: 
								Stephen Coonts.

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The Traitor
by Stephen Coonts
In Coonts's newest Tommy Carmellini adventure, the intrepid CIA agent gets a shot at the big time when he's asked to drop his routine work and help find out why the director of French intelligence is making large, secret investments in the Bank of Palestine.
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								America, Author: 
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*  Final Flight (1988)
*  The Minotaur (1989)
*  The Cannibal Queen (1992)
*  The Intruders (1994)
*  Cuba (1999)
*  America (2001)
*  Saucer (2002)
*  Victory (2003)
*  Liars and Thieves (2004)
*  The Traitor (2006)

*  See the Stephen Coonts chronology


Pastime Ponderings

"My wife tells me I should get a hobby," Coonts reveals in our exclusive interview. "I like to fly airplanes -- Deb and I currently own four of them -- and collect and shoot rifles. I ride my Harley when the weather is nice. I go to the farm and drive tractors every chance I get. What else should I do? Collect stamps?"



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Favorite Writers and Reads

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								Flight of the Intruder, Author: 
								Stephen Coonts, Jim DeFelice.

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Flight of the Intruder
by Stephen Coonts, Jim DeFelice
Coonts's classic flight adventure first introduced his beloved hero Jake Grafton to fans. "When Grafton is at the controls of his Intruder, the novel comes alive with a jolt," observed Reid Beddow in The Washington Post Book World.

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								Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Author: 
								Hunter S. Thompson.

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
by Hunter S. Thompson
In our interview, Coonts names Hunter S. Thompson's rollicking road classic Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas as a favorite book, calling it "fiction so good that most readers assume it is literally true." Read our interview with Coonts to learn more about his favorite writers and reads, including:

*The Odyssey  by Homer, Robert Fitzgerald (trans.)
*The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn  by Mark Twain
*Treasure Island  by Robert Louis Stevenson
*The Day of the Jackal  by Frederick Forsyth
*Learn more in our interview with Coonts
Photo by Deborah Coonts