Hornberger M.D., H. Richard ( - ) Genre: General Fiction Richard Hornberger received his medical degree from Cornell Medical School, specialized in surgery, and served as an Army Medical Corps surgeon with the th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital in Korea; his war experiences were the basis for his very popular novel (written as Richard Hooker), MASH (), which he wrote while. Richard Hooker is the pseudonym of Hiester Richard Hornberger Jr. who was born February 1, and died November 4, He was an American writer and surgeon. His most famous work was his novel MASH (). The novel was based on his own personal experiences during the Korean War at the th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital/5(3). Mash goes to Maine by Richard hooker A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.