Malcolm Bosse

Malcolm Bosse

Malcolm Bosse (1927 – 2002) was the author of 22 novels. He graduated Yale, 1950, then served in the US Navy in Vietnam, where he began writing his first novel, “The Journey of Tao Kim Nam” (1959). He grew up in Moline, Ill, and served in Asia in the merchant marine. Later he earned master’s degree in English from Univ. of Michigan, 1956 and a Ph.D. in literature from NYU, 1969. He wrote numerous best-selling novels for adults, including The War Lord, and many highly acclaimed novels for young readers. Of Deep Dream of the Rainforest, Publishers Weekly said: “[Bosse’s] gripping adventure story withstands comparison to Kidnapped, Treasure Island, and Robinson Crusoe, and is far subtler than each of them.”