People: Aug. 6, 1984

Even after his first novel, Famous All Over Town, was awarded a $5,000 prize last May by the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, Danny Santiago remained something of a mystery man; not even his editor had met or spoken to the young Hispanic author. Last week the reason for his invisibility became clear. He is really Daniel James, 73, a Kansas City-bred, Andover-and Yale-educated Anglo, who was a Hollywood screenwriter before being blacklisted by McCarthyites in 1951. James took on his ethnic nom de plume (Santiago is used in Spanish...

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