Gordon Dillow

Gordon Dillow is a veteran journalist who worked as a reporter and columnist for a number of newspapers, including the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, the Los Angeles Times and the Orange County Register. As an embedded reporter with a Marine infantry unit in 2003, Dillow was one of the first journalists to enter Iraq on the first night of the war; he later returned several times to cover the conflict. Dillow is the co-author, with former MLB star first baseman and National League president Bill White, of the recently-released Uppity: My Life in Baseball (Grand Central). He also co-authored, with retired FBI Special Agent William J. Rehder, the true crime book, Where the Money Is: True Tales from the Bank Robbery Capital of the World (W.W. Norton). And for Scribner, he collaborated with NYPD Internal Affairs Chief Charles Campisi on Blue and Blue and ghosted naval expert Michael Fabey’s Crashback. Dillow served as a U.S. Army sergeant in Vietnam and is a graduate of the University of Montana journalism school. He lives in Scottsdale, Arizona.  Gordon's most recent book "Fire In The Sky: Cosmic Collissions, Killer Asteroids, and the Race To Defend Earth."

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