Sunday, January 17, 2016

1/17/1921 Thomas B. Chastain is born

January 17, 1921.  Thomas B. Chastain was born on this day.  He wrote a number of mystery novels including one of the most successful gimmick books of the 1980s.  Who Killed The Robins Family?  did not include the solution.  Readers were invited to answer a series of questions and the one who came closest won $10,000.  The book sold over a million copies.

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