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Timothy Hallinan

1942 -

While in college, Timothy Hallinan wrote songs and sang in a rock band while in college, of which were recorded by by well-known artists. After graduation, he worked in the television industry. He created a firm, Hallinan Consulting, that created websites for several public television programs, including "The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow," "Slavery in America," and "The Supreme Court." His first book, Skin Deep, was published in 1991. Set in Los Angeles, it featured private investigator Simeon Grist, and was the first of six books in the Simeon Grist series. In 2007, he began a second series, set in Bangkok and featuring travel writer Philip ("Poke") Rafferty.

He has been living in Bangkok, Thailand and Phnom Penh, Cambodia for six months of each year since the 1980s. He now writes full-time.

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March 31, 2017 Edited by Clean Up Bot add VIAF and wikidata ID
November 17, 2013 Edited by Robert Hager merge authors
April 12, 2010 Edited by Open Library Bot Added photos to author pages.
March 11, 2009 Edited by caf21 Added web site, added location, changed birth date, added wikipedia link, added bio, added photo
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