Charles Nordhoff

Charles Nordhoff - Slick Cat Books
February 1, 1887 - April 10, 1947
English-born American novelist and memoirist
Author of books that were turned into films: "The Hurricane" in 1937, "No More Gas" became "The Tuttles of Tahiti" in 1942, "Men Without Country" became "Passage to Marseille" in 1944, "High Barbaree" in 1947 and "Botany Bay" in 1953
Author of (with James Norman Hall) three historical novels: "Mutiny on the Bounty", "Men Against the Sea" and "Pitcairn's Island"
Was an ambalance driver in the French Air Force's Lafayette Flying Corps and the U.S. Flying Corps during World War I

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