Donald Hamilton (Donald Bengtsson Hamilton)

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Uppsala, Uppsala län, Sweden
Born in Swede, the son of a Swedish count (who renounced his title when he emigrated to the U.S.) Donald Hamilton graduated from the University of Chicago and served in the Navy during the second World War. He has published 27 novels in the Matt Helm Series, from 1960-1992, as well as several other novels and magazine articles. Hamilton lived aboard his motor-yacht, the "Kathleen", in the waters of Connecticut, for a number of years before finally returning to his native Sweden. Read more...