For the American basketball player, see Steven Hunter. For the American novelist see Stephen Hunter. Steven D Hunter (born October 31 1981 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American
|Born||March 25, 1946 |
Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
|Occupation||Novelist, film critic|
|Writing period||1971 – present|
|Notable work(s)||Point of Impact (1993)|
Stephen Hunter (born March 25, 1946) is an American novelist, essayist, and Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic. Events 1199 - Richard I is wounded by a crossbow bolt while fighting France which leads to his death on April 6. Year 1946 ( MCMXLVI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Kansas City Missouri only Items for the metro area Kansas City Kansas or North Kansas City MO should go on their respective pages Missouri ( or) is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States bordered by Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Employment is a Contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. A novel (from Italian novella, Spanish novela, French nouvelle for "new" "news" or "short story Film review redirects here for the similar sounding Film revue please visit Revue#Film revues. Nationality is a relationship between a Person and their State of Origin, Culture, association Affiliation and/or Loyalty The United States of America —commonly referred to as the A literary genre is a category of literary composition Genres may be determined by Literary technique, tone, Content, or even (as in the case of fiction The thriller is a broad Genre of Literature, Film, Gaming and Television. Point of Impact is a 1993 Thriller novel by award-winning author Stephen Hunter. Events 1199 - Richard I is wounded by a crossbow bolt while fighting France which leads to his death on April 6. Year 1946 ( MCMXLVI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the A novel (from Italian novella, Spanish novela, French nouvelle for "new" "news" or "short story An essay is usually a short piece of writing It is often written from an author's personal point of view. The Pulitzer Prize, ˈpʊlɨtsɚ PULL-it-sər is an American award regarded as the highest national honor in Newspaper journalism, Film review redirects here for the similar sounding Film revue please visit Revue#Film revues. He currently resides in Columbia, Maryland. Columbia is a Census-designated place and planned community in Howard County, Maryland, United States.
Born in Kansas City, Missouri, Hunter is one of four children of Charles Francis Hunter, a college speech professor, and Virginia Ricker Hunter, a writer of children's books. Kansas City Missouri only Items for the metro area Kansas City Kansas or North Kansas City MO should go on their respective pages After graduating from Northwestern University in 1968 with a degree in journalism, he spent two years in the U.S. Army as a ceremonial soldier in the Old Guard (3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment) in Washington, D.C., and later wrote for a military paper, the Pentagram News. Journalism is the profession of writing or communicating formally employed by publications and broadcasters for the benefit of a particular Community of people The United States Army is a military organization whose primary mission is to "provide necessary forces and capabilities. Washington DC ( formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington, the District, or simply D
In 1971 he joined The Baltimore Sun. The Baltimore Sun (officially just The Sun) is Maryland ’s largest general circulation daily newspaper and provides comprehensive coverage He became film critic in 1982, a post he held until 1997, when he moved to The Washington Post in the same function. The Washington Post is the largest and most circulated Newspaper in Washington D According to Metacritic he generally grades films lower than the average critic (While working for the Baltimore Sun, it was a joke that if Stephen Hunter didn't like a film, you probably would). Metacritic is a Website that collates reviews of music Albums games, movies, TV shows, DVDs and Books. He is a frequent guest on The Tony Kornheiser Show for his movie reviews. The Tony Kornheiser Show is a sports radio talk show out of Washington D In 1998 Hunter won the American Society of Newspaper Editors Distinguished Writing Award in the criticism category, and in 2003 he received the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism. ASNE, in full the American Society of Newspaper Editors, is a membership organization for daily Newspaper editors (both The Pulitzer Prize for Criticism has been presented since 1970 to a newspaper writer who has demonstrated 'distinguished criticism' After a divorce, he remarried in 2005. He has two children.
While respected for his film criticism, Hunter is more widely known for his thriller novels. Of these, Point of Impact, Black Light and Time to Hunt form a trilogy featuring Vietnam veteran and sniper Bob "the Nailer" Swagger. Point of Impact is a 1993 Thriller novel by award-winning author Stephen Hunter. Black Light is the second book in the Bob Lee Swagger series by Stephen Hunter. Time to Hunt is a 1999 thriller Novel, and the third in the Bob Lee Swagger series by Stephen Hunter. Vietnam (ˌviːɛtˈnɑːm Việt Nam) officially READ DISCUSSION PAGE BEFORE MAKING ANY EDITS TO CAPTION BELOW http//en (The 2007 film Shooter was loosely based on Point of Impact. Shooter is a 2007 R rated action / Conspiracy thriller directed by Antoine Fuqua based on the novel Point of Impact ) Hot Springs, Pale Horse Coming, and Havana form another trilogy centered on Bob Swagger's father, Earl. Pale Horse Coming (ISBN 0-684-86361-8 is a fictional work by Stephen Hunter, published in 2001 Havana is a novel by Author Stephen Hunter. The third novel in the Earl Swagger series it was released by Simon & Schuster in 2003 and His novels are all violent, a theme on which he once commented, "My feelings about violence are very powerful. It seems to provoke my imagination in an odd way. "
Many of Hunter's novels take place within a single loosely-defined world; even those which do not star the same main characters often feature links to each other. The Bob Lee Swagger story Black Light builds on the events and characters of Dirty White Boys, and has a cameo appearance by one of the main characters from The Second Saladin. Black Light is the second book in the Bob Lee Swagger series by Stephen Hunter. Dirty White Boys is a vivid and violent novel by American author Stephen Hunter. Time to Hunt, the third of the Bob Lee Swagger novels, includes a small role for Dick Puller, a main character in The Day Before Midnight. Time to Hunt is a 1999 thriller Novel, and the third in the Bob Lee Swagger series by Stephen Hunter.
President Bill Clinton was famously pictured during the Monica Lewinsky affair holding a copy of Time to Hunt, an association that affected Hunter's decision not to name Mena as the county seat of Polk County, Arkansas, in Pale Horse Coming, due to "a whole conspiracy culture based around suspicions that Bill Clinton used the Mena airport to ship cocaine into Arkansas. William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III, August 19 1946 served as the forty-second President of the United States The Lewinsky scandal was a political Sex scandal emerging from a sexual relationship between United States President Bill Clinton and a then Time to Hunt is a 1999 thriller Novel, and the third in the Bob Lee Swagger series by Stephen Hunter. Mena is a City in Polk County, Arkansas, United States. It is also the County seat of Polk County. Polk County is a County located in the US state of Arkansas. As of 2000 the population was 20229 Pale Horse Coming (ISBN 0-684-86361-8 is a fictional work by Stephen Hunter, published in 2001 "
Hunter has written three non-fiction books: Violent Screen: A Critic's 13 Years on the Front Lines of Movie Mayhem (1995), a collection of essays from his time at The Sun; American Gunfight (2005), an examination of the November 1, 1950 assassination attempt on Harry S. Truman at Blair House in Washington, D. Events 996 - Emperor Otto III issues a deed to Gottschalk Bishop of Freising which is the oldest known document using the name Ostarrîchi Year 1950 ( MCML) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Blair House is the official state guest house for the President of the United States. C. ; and Now Playing at the Valencia (2005), a collection of pieces from The Washington Post. Hunter has also written a number of non-film-related articles for the The Post, including one on Afghanistan: "Dressed To Kill—From Kabul to Kandahar, It's Not Who You Are That Matters, but What You Shoot". His newest novel, The 47th Samurai, continuing the story of Bob Lee Swagger, was published in September 2007. The 47th Samurai is a 2007 thriller Novel, and the fourth in the Bob Lee Swagger series by Stephen Hunter.