Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes the distinguished Professor & international best-selling author DAVID MORRELL (father of Rambo) as guest host for an IN CONVERSATION discussion with author JACK CARR.
About David: David attended Penn State and received his M.A. and Ph. D. in American literature. There, he also met tWilliam Tenn (real name Philip Klass), who taught Morrell the basics of fiction writing. The result was First Blood, a ground-breaking novel about a returned Vietnam veteran. He taught American literature there from 1970 to 1986, simultaneously writing other novels, many of them international bestsellers, including the classic spy trilogy, The Brotherhood of the Rose (the basis for the only television mini-series to premier after a Super Bowl), The Fraternity of the Stone, and The League of Night and Fog. David has 18 millio books in print transleted into 30 languages. He is the co-founder of ITW.
About Jack: Jack Carr is a former Navy SEAL who led special operations teams as a Team Leader, Platoon Commander, Troop Commander and Task Unit Commander. Over his 20 years in Naval Special Warfare he transitioned from an enlisted SEAL sniper to a junior officer leading assault and sniper teams in Iraq and Afghanistan, to a platoon commander practicing counterinsurgency in the southern Philippines, to commanding a Special Operations Task Unit in the most Iranian influenced section of southern Iraq throughout the tumultuous drawdown of U.S. Forces. He is the author of The Terminal List, True Believer, and Savage Son. Visit him at officialjackcarr.com
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