Mark Sullivan, who grew up in Medfield, featured in Globe today – says MHS was “fantastic”

From today’s Boston Globe –

Massachusetts native Mark Sullivan has a new World War II novel, based on a true story

By Lauren Daley Globe Correspondent,Updated May 12, 2021, 5:31 p.m.

Mark Sullivan, author of "The Last Green Valley."
Mark Sullivan, author of “The Last Green Valley.”

Mark Sullivan might have sold you (or your parents) a Red Sox hat in the ’70s. As a Medfield teen, he worked a souvenir cart near Fenway Park.

He’s 62 today and living in Bozeman, Montana. He’s also a bestselling author.

While the Medfield High grad has written a few thrillers — including the “Private” series with James Patterson — his knack for World War II stories launched him to the top of the bestseller lists.

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Q. Tell us about growing up in Medfield and your path to writing.

A. The high school was fantastic. My English teacher, Estelle Stahl, was the first person to tell me I could become a professional writer. 

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