Elmore Leonard was born in New Orleans in 1925.
Leonard's family settled in Detroit in 1935, having moved from Memphis when he was a ten-year-old.
Elmore studied English Literature at the University of Detroit, graduating and following up with copywriting work for about 12 years.
He then, in 1967, turned to writing as a career and has produced very many very successful and acclaimed novels which have won him many awards.
Elmore Leonard died on August 20th, 2013, leaving a legacy of a collection of masterpieces that many more esteemed authors would be proud of.
Book Review:Elmore Leonard - The HuntedAl Rosen has been hiding from his many enemies.
One day he helps some elderly people out of a fire and the story hits the news. Now he's a target.
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Book Review:Elmore Leonard - KillshotCrazy Richie Nix hijacks the Blackbird's Cadillac and tried to exhort $10,000 from a realtor.
He's crazy because there is no way that the Blackbird will let him live after that.