Johnson, William Oscar

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(1931-2012) US writer for Sports Illustrated and author, mostly nonfiction focused on professional sports; his sf works include The Zero Factor (1980), about a Near Future attempt to assassinate the American president, and Hammered Gold (1982), a thriller set at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles (see California), where the KGB causes trouble. [JC]

William Oscar Johnson

born Minnesota: 1931

died New York: 21 June 2012

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