Get Dutch!: Biography of Elmore Leonard

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Get Dutch!: Biography of Elmore Leonard

by Paul Challen

ECW Press | September 1, 2000 | Trade Paperback

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For six decades now, American crime novelist Elmore “Dutch” Leonard has been entertaining readers around the world with his unique style, gritty dialogue, and quirky characters. This first full-length biography of Leonard in over a decade reveals the story of this remarkable writer, including in-depth interviews with Leonard himself, his personal research assistant, the screenwriter responsible for bringing Out of Sight and Get Shorty to the big screen, academics who have studied Leonard and his place in the literary world, and with crime fiction experts who have analyzed the impact of Leonard’s novels on the reading public.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 250 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 in

Published: September 1, 2000

Publisher: ECW Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1550224220

ISBN - 13: 9781550224221

Found in: Literary

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Get Dutch!: Biography of Elmore Leonard

by Paul Challen

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 250 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 in

Published: September 1, 2000

Publisher: ECW Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1550224220

ISBN - 13: 9781550224221

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For six decades now, American crime novelist Elmore “Dutch” Leonard has been entertaining readers around the world with his unique style, gritty dialogue, and quirky characters. This first full-length biography of Leonard in over a decade reveals the story of this remarkable writer, including in-depth interviews with Leonard himself, his personal research assistant, the screenwriter responsible for bringing Out of Sight and Get Shorty to the big screen, academics who have studied Leonard and his place in the literary world, and with crime fiction experts who have analyzed the impact of Leonard’s novels on the reading public.

About the Author

Paul Challen is the author of The Book of Isiah: The Rise of a Basketball Legend and writes regularly about sports and entertainment for magazines, newspapers, and radio. He lives in Dundas, Ontario.

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This in-depth biography of crime writer Elmore Leonard is the first full-length book of the famed author in a dozen years. Get Dutch: A Biography of Elmore Leonard from Canadian author Paul Challen fully reveals the author and his style in a lively and insightful manner. After more than 60 year of writing fiction and 36 novels, Leonard has become one of the most admired and respected writers, with millions of devoted fans around the globe. His unique writing style, witty dialogue and intricate plots have animated each of his novels, some of which have been turned into Hollywood films. Challen uncovers the writer through interviews with his personal research assistant, academics who have studied his work, crime fiction experts and of course Leonard himself. The result is a truly fascinating look at a very talented and clever author.

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