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Joseph Hansen

Joseph HansenBorn: 19-Jul-1923
Birthplace: Aberdeen, SD
Died: 24-Nov-2004
Location of death: Laguna Beach, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Bisexual
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Dave Brandstetter detective series

Creator of Dave Brandstetter, homosexual detective.

Wife: Jane Bancroft (artist, m. 1943, d. 1994 stroke, one daughter)
Daughter: (b. 1944, transgendered into a male)

    University: Pasadena City College
    Professor: Writing, University of California at Los Angeles (1977-86)

    Risk Factors: Prostate Cancer, Smoking

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Author of books:
Known Homosexual (1971, novel, as James Colton)
Tarn House (1971, novel, as Rose Brock)
Fadeout (1972, novel, Brandstetter)
Death Claims (1973, novel, Brandstetter)
Long Leaf (1974, novel, as Rose Brock)
Troublemaker (1975, novel, Brandstetter)
The Man Everybody Was Afraid Of (1978, novel, Brandstetter)
Skinflick (1979, novel, Brandstetter)
Dog: And Other Stories (1979, short stories)
A Smile in His Lifetime (1981, novel)
Backtrack (1982, novel)
Gravedigger (1982, novel, Brandstetter)
Job's Year (1983, novel)
Brandstetter and Others (1984, short stories, Brandstetter)
Nightwork (1984, novel, Brandstetter)
Steps Going Down (1985, novel)
The Little Dog Laughed (1986, novel, Brandstetter)
Early Graves (1987, novel, Brandstetter)
Bohannon's Book: Five Mysteries (1988, short stories)
Obedience (1988, novel, Brandstetter)
The Boy Who Was Buried This Morning (1990, novel, Brandstetter)
A Country of Old Men (1990, novel, Brandstetter)
Living Upstairs (1993, novel)
Bohannon's Country: Mystery Stories (1993, short stories)
The Jack of Hearts (1995, novel)
A Few Doors West of Hope (1998, novel)
Ghosts: And Other Poems (1998, poetry)
The Cutbank Path (2002, novel)
Bohannon's Women (2002, short stories)

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