Peter Collier was born in Southern California and educated at the University of California, Berkeley. He was an editor of Ramparts during its heyday–1967-72. Collier’s nonfiction has appeared in the New York Times, Esquire, New Times, New West, and elsewhere. The Rockefellers: An American Dynasty, published in 1976 and translated into six languages, was chosen as one of the hundred books representing the thought and literature of America in the last twenty-five years in a U.S. State Department exhibition held in Moscow.
Sep 01 1981
The first dead dog of the day was a shepherd that had been given a nosebleed by the car that knocked it into the weeds. The breed of the next one, thirty miles or so further on, was impossible to determine; it had been run over so often that it was flat and dry as a pelt.