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David Cook (born 21 September 1940 in Preston, Lancashire) is a British author, screenwriter and actor. He is best known for the screen adaptation of his 1978 novel Walter, and was the first presenter of the UK TV programme Rainbow.

He studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London, from 1959 to 1961. His first role was in the 1962 film adaptation of A Kind of Loving. Thereafter, he worked on both stage and television. He began to write novels and also for television in the early 1970s.

He presented the first and second series of Rainbow, with the first episode airing in October 1972. He left the show to concentrate on his writing before the third series in 1973, and was replaced as presenter by Geoffrey Hayes.

Cook went on to write Walter, a novel about a young man with learning disabilities. It won the Hawthornden Prize in 1978, and was later made into a film of the same name, starring Ian McKellen and directed by Stephen Frears. It was broadcast on Channel Four's opening night. Cook's follow up novel, Winter Doves, was also filmed with McKellen, and a 2009 radio play, Walter Now, saw Walter become a pensioner. It also focused on reproductive rights for people with learning disabilities.

Cook has continued to act, and provided several of the screenplays for the BBC-TV series Hetty Wainthropp Investigates, a series based on his 1986 novel Missing Persons.
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Total Books: 237
Golf's Sacred Journey Seven Days at the Links of Utopia
Understanding Jihad
2015 - Understanding Jihad (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780520287327
ISBN-10: 0520287320
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
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Robot Building for Beginners Third Edition
Introducing Acts A Book for Today
2012 - Introducing Acts a Book for Today (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781845508241
ISBN-10: 1845508246
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Christian Books & Bibles
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Romans Momentous News
2011 - Romans Momentous News (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781906173241
ISBN-10: 1906173249
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Intermediate Robot Building
2010 - Intermediate Robot Building (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781430227540
ISBN-10: 1430227540
Genre: Computers & Technology
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David Cook
2010 - David Cook [Play It Like It Is Guitar With Tablature] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781603781879
ISBN-10: 1603781870
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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Robot Building for Beginners
2010 - Robot Building for Beginners [Technology in Action] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781430227489
ISBN-10: 1430227486
Genres: Computers & Technology, Engineering & Transportation
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History of Islam
2009 - History of Islam [World of Islam] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781422207994
ISBN-10: 1422207994
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Contemporary Muslim Apocalyptic Literature
2008 - Contemporary Muslim Apocalyptic Literature [Religion and Politics] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780815631958
ISBN-10: 0815631952
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
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The Unheeded Christ Jesus demands Serious obedience
2008 - The Unheeded Christ Jesus Demands Serious Obedience (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781845503697
ISBN-10: 1845503694
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Out of Struggle Comes Success
2008 - Out of Struggle Comes Success (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781434327949
ISBN-10: 1434327949
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Reservation Nation
2007 - Reservation Nation (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781893448049
ISBN-10: 1893448045
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Historic Ocala
2007 - Historic Ocala (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781893619784
ISBN-10: 1893619788
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Understanding and Addressing Suicide Attacks The Faith and Politics of Martyrdom Operations
Martyrdom in Islam
2007 - Martyrdom in Islam [Themes in Islamic History] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780521615518
ISBN-10: 0521615518
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction, Reference, Religion & Spirituality, Nonfiction
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Marlo's Violin
2006 - Marlo's VIolin (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780741435330
ISBN-10: 0741435330
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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I Am Not a Handicap
2006 - I Am Not a Handicap (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781425904630
ISBN-10: 1425904637
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The Sun Guide To The Jumps 2005/2006
2005 - The Sun Guide to the Jumps 2005/2006 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780007205813
ISBN-10: 0007205813
Genre: Sports & Outdoors
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The Natural Step Towards a Sustainable Society
2005 - The Natural Step Towards a Sustainable Society [Schumacher Briefing] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781903998472
ISBN-10: 1903998476
Genres: Business & Money, Nonfiction, Outdoors & Nature
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Drawing for Beginners A Step-by-Step Guide to Successful Drawing
2005 - Drawing for Beginners a Step-by-step Guide to Successful Drawing (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780007198146
ISBN-10: 0007198140
Genre: Arts & Photography
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2003 - Studies in Muslim Apocalyptic [Studies in Late Antiquity and Early Islam] (Hardcover)
2002 - The Assassin's Handbook [d20 System - Master Classes] (Paperback)
2001 - Field Guide Rocks Minerals [Kingfisher Field Guides] (Paperback)
2000 - Nature Sorting and Matching Fun [Find and Fit] (Other)
1999 - Coloured Pencils [Learn to Paint] (Paperback)
1999 - Buildings [Learn to Draw] (Paperback)Paperback
1998 - Larousse Field Guides Rocks and Minerals [Larousse Field Guides] (Hardcover)
1997 - Ngugi Wa Thiong'o an Exploration of His Writings [Studies in African Literature Series] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1995 - King Pinch [Forgotten Realms: The Nobles, Book 1] (Paperback)
1994 - Soldiers of Ice [The Harpers] (Paperback)Paperback
1993 - 100 Crafts for Preschoolers [100 Series] (Paperback)
1991 - Wars [Greyhawk Adventures, Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 2nd Edition] (Hardcover)
1991 - Beyond the Moons [Spelljammer: The Cloakmaster Cycle, Vol 1] (Paperback)
1991 - Tome of Magic Dungeons Dragons [Advanced Dungeon and Dragons/2nd Edition : Accessory Rule Book] (Paperback)
1991 - Vikings Campaign Sourcebook [Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 2nd Edition/Hr1] (Paperback)
1990 - Animals on Land [Wildlife rescue] (Hardcover)Hardcover
1990 - Birds [Wildlife Rescue] (Hardcover)Hardcover
1990 - The Environment [Wildlife Rescue] (Hardcover)Hardcover
1990 - Ocean Life [Wildlife Rescue] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1990 - Horselords [The Empires, Bk 1] (Paperback)Paperback
1990 - Crying Out Loud [Arena Books] (Paperback)Hardcover
1989 - Albert's Memorial [Arena Books] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1989 - Happy Endings [Arena Books] (Paperback)Hardcover
1989 - The Dungeon Master's Guide [Advanced Dungeon and Dragons 2nd Edition Rulebook] (Hardcover)
1989 - Players Handbook Advanced Dungeons and Dragons [Advanced Dungeons & Dragons, 2nd Edition] (Hardcover)Hardcover
1988 - Commando [Top Secret/S.I. Accessory] (Paperback)
1988 - Ruins of Adventure [AD&D/Forgotten Realms Module] (Paperback)
1987 - Flames of Doom Standard Module Mx4 [Marvel Super Heroes] (Paperback)
1986 - Missing Persons a Novel [An Alison Press Book] (Hardcover)Paperback, Audio Cassette
1985 - Our End Earth the Environmt P [Our Endangered Earth] (Hardcover)Hardcover
1985 - Our End Earth Ocean Life P [Our Endangered Earth] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1985 - Land Animals [Our Endangered Earth] (Hardcover)
1985 - Our End Earth Birds P [Our Endangered Earth] (Hardcover)
1984 - Conan Unchained [Advanced Dungeons Dragons module CB1] (Paperback)
1983 - Temple of Death [Dungeons and Dragons Expert Module X5] (Paperback)Paperback
1983 - The Isle of Dread [Dungeons & dragons expert set game adventure] (Paperback)
1981 - Dwellers of the Forbidden City [Advanced Dungeons Dragons module I1] (Paperback)
1981 - The Isle of Dread Dungeon Module X1 [Dungeons and Dragons] (Paperback)
1978 - Ants [Closer Look at] (Paperback)
1976 - Apes [Closer Look at S] (Other)Paperback
1975 - Great Cats [Closer Look at S] (Other)
1975 - Dogs [Closer Look at S] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
1975 - Deserts [Closer Look at S] (Other)Paperback
Slave Pits of the Undercity [Advanced Dungeons & Dragons/AD&D Module A1] (Paperback)
Master of the Desert Nomads [Dungeons & Dragons module X4] (Paperback)
Orient Express [Top Secret RPG module TS005] (Paperback)
Happy Endings a Novel [An Alison Press book] (Hardcover)Paperback
A Closer Look at Great Cats [A Closer look book] (Other)Hardcover
A Closer Look at Apes [A Closer look book] (Hardcover)
Peloubet's Sunday School Notes 1994-95 [Niv International Bible Lesson Commentary] (Paperback)
Blizzard Pass [Dungeons & Dragons Module M1] (Paperback)
Star Frontiers [Alpha Dawn - BOX SET] (Hardcover)
Blood of the Yakuza [Advanced Dungeons & Dragons/Oriental Adventures Module OA4] (Paperback)
Glitch/the Hard Sell [A Double Agent Book] (Paperback)
Kara-tur the Eastern Realms [AD&D/Forgotten Realms/Oriental Adventures - BOX SET] (Hardcover)
The Enigma Game [Family Boardgame] (Hardcover)
The Horde [Advanced Dungeons & Dragons] (Hardcover)
Monstrous Compendium [Advanced Dungeon and Dragons/2nd Edition Monstrous Compendium] (Paperback)
Soldiers of Ice [Forgotten Realms - the Harpers, No 7] (Paperback)Paperback
Priest's Screen/screen and Reference Material [Advanced Dungeons & Dragons, 2nd Edition] (Paperback)
Fighter's Screen/screens and Reference Material [Advanced Dungeons & Dragons, 2nd Edition] (Paperback)