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Robin Moore

Born: October 31, 1925, Boston, Massachusetts
Died: February 21, 2008 (aged 82), Hopkinsville, Kentucky

Robin Moore - Trivia powered by ABERobert Lowell "Robin" Moore, Jr. was an American writer who is most known for his books The Green Berets, The French Connection: A True Account of Cops, Narcotics, and International Conspiracy and, with Xaviera Hollander and Yvonne Dunleavy, The Happy Hooker: My Own Story.

What do you know about Robin Moore? Take this quick quiz.

1. Moore also co-authored the lyrics for a song which was one of the major hit songs of 1966. What was the song?

2. During World War II he served as a nose gunner in the U.S. Army Air Corps, flying combat missions in the European Theater. True or False?

3. While working in the hotel business in the Caribbean, he recorded the early days of Castro in the non-fiction book. What was the book? .

4. It was General William P. Yarborough who insisted that Moore go through special forces training in order to better understand "what makes Special Forces soldiers 'special'." He trained for nearly a year, first at "jump school" for airborne training before completing the Special Forces Qualification Course or "Q Course". He the first civilian to participate in such an intensive program. Moore was assigned to the 5th Special Forces Group on deployment to Vietnam. This became the basis for which of his books?

5. What book was the story follows the exhausting investigation of New York City detectives Eddie Egan and Sonny Grosso as they attempt to uncover the participants in the major drug deal.

6. Moore teamed with famed prostitute Xaviera Hollander and Yvonne Dunleavy to write an account of Hollander's exploits. It became one of the best-selling books worldwide of the 1970s, and it, too, spawned a motion picture. What was the book?

7. Robin Moore died in Hopkinsville, Kentucky of throat cancer. True or False?

8. Where is Robin Moore buried?

 


Answers

1. "Ballad of the Green Berets"

2. True

3. The Devil To Pay

4. The Green Berets

5. The French Connection

6. The Happy Hooker

7. True

Angels on your pillow8. Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord, Massachusetts

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