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Born (1932-05-21) May 21, 1932 (age 84)
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Occupation Novelist, journalist, screenwriter
Nationality American
Alma mater Columbia University
Notable works Going All the Way (1970)
Starting Over (1973)
New York in the Fifties (1992)

I've always written about social concerns. My first book was about Spanish Harlem.
Dan Wakefield
I wrote a great deal about the Civil Rights Movement when I was writing for 'The Nation' in the '60s, and also for Esquire magazine. Reading the biography of Coffin, it just reminded me that in those days, when you saw the term 'Christian,' it usually meant people for civil rights and for justice.
Dan Wakefield
I feel as much of a stud as… I can't come up with a metaphor. That's how lacking in studliness I am.
Dan Wakefield
The message of Jesus is summed up partly in the Sermon on the Mount, and partly when he begins his ministry and quotes the passage from Isaiah: 'I have come to set free the prisoners and restore sight to the blind.' And certainly, his mission is also to bring hope. It was to heal people, to befriend the outcast.
Dan Wakefield