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Charles Nordhoff

AKA Charles Bernard Nordhoff

Born: 1-Feb-1887
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 10-Apr-1947
Location of death: Montecito, CA
Cause of death: Suicide
Remains: Buried, Hillside Memorial Park, Redlands, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Mutiny on the Bounty

Military service: US Army Air Service (WWI, Lt.)

Father: Walter Nordhoff (businessman/author)
Mother: Sarah Cope Whitall
Wife: Pepe Teara (m. 1920, div. 1936, two sons, four daughters)
Wife: Laura Grainger Whiley (m. 1941, until his death)

    University: Stanford University (transferred)
    University: BA, Harvard University (1909)

    Tile and Fine Brick Company Secretary/Treasurer (1911-16)
    Croix de Guerre
    Risk Factors: Depression, Alcoholism

Author of books:
The Fledgling (1919)
The Lafayette Flying Corps (1920, with James Norman Hall)
Faery Lands of the South Seas (1921, with James Norman Hall)
Picaṛ (1924)
The Pearl Lagoon (1924)
The Delerict (1928)
Falcons of France (1929, with James Norman Hall)
Mutiny on the Bounty (1932, with James Norman Hall)
Men Against Sea (1933, with James Norman Hall)
Pitcairn's Island (1934, with James Norman Hall)
The Hurricane (1936, with James Norman Hall)
The Dark River (1938, with James Norman Hall)
No More Gas (1940, with James Norman Hall)
Botany Bay (1941, with James Norman Hall)
Men Without Country (1942, with James Norman Hall)
High Barbaree (1945, with James Norman Hall)
The Far Lands (1950)



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