William Brinkley

Brinkley as a young man. | birth_place = Custer City, Oklahoma, U.S. | death_date = | death_place = McAllen, Texas, U.S. | resting_place = | occupation = | language = English | citizenship = | education = | alma_mater = University of Oklahoma | period = 1948–1988 | genre = Post-apocalyptic, fiction, comedy, non-fiction | subject = | movement = | notableworks = ''Don't Go Near the Water'' (1956)
''The Last Ship'' (1988) | spouses = Jean Brinkley | partners = | children = David Shelander (stepson) | awards = | signature = | signature_alt = | website = | portaldisp = }}

William Clark "Bill" Brinkley (September 10, 1917 – November 22, 1993) was an American writer and journalist, best known for his novels ''Don't Go Near the Water'' (1956), which Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer adapted to an eponymous 1957 film, and ''The Last Ship'' (1988), which TNT adapted as a television series. Provided by Wikipedia
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by Brinkley, William
Published 1981