Friday, December 18, 2009

E. White, T. Eliot spin in their graves

The New York Times' Web site is reporting the death of the author of thee 1976 book "Friendly Fire." I never read the book, but I remember it. It's about the death of a U.S. soldier in Vietnam, and it was made into a TV movie featuring Carol Burnett and Ned Beatty as the soldier's parents.

The book's author was C.D.B. Bryan. That was the guy's byline.

I don't know what The Times' hard-copy newspaper says, but its Web site has this headline:

C. Bryan, 73, 'Friendly Fire' Writer, Dies

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