Elmore Leonard (1925–2013)

Writer | Producer | Miscellaneous Crew



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Did You Know

Trivia

The author's "10 Rules of Writing" have attained near gospel status for both established and aspiring writers alike: ...


Quotes

[about the adaptation of his book "Get Shorty"] All the adaptations of my books all sucked. This one [Get Shorty (1995)] got it right for once.


Trademark

Spends the first half of a novel setting up various unrelated characters, then in the second half has them all interact, providing completely unpredictable consequences


Nickname

The Dickens of Detroit


Star Sign

Libra

Personal Details

Born

Elmore John Leonard Jr.

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Died

(age 87)
Bloomfield Township, Michigan, USA


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