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Elmore Leonard
Biography
Elmore Leonard has written more than three dozen books during his highly successful writing career, including the bestsellers Be Cool, Get Shorty and Rum Punch. Many of his books have been made into movies, including Get Shorty and Out of Sight. He is the recipient of the Grand Master Award of the Mystery Writers of America. He lives with his wife in Bloomfield Village, Michigan.

Author biography courtesy of HarperCollins.

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Chronology
*The Bounty Hunters, 1953
*The Law at Randado, 1954
*Escape from Five Shadows, 1956
*Last Stand at Saber River (collected), 1957
*Hombre, 1961
*The Big Bounce, 1969
*The Moonshine War, 1969
*Valdez Is Coming, 1970
*Forty Lashes Less One (collected), 1972
*Mr. Majestyk, 1974
*Fifty-Two Pickup, 1974
*Swag, 1976
*Unknown Man #89, Vol. 89, 1977
*Hunted, 1977
*The Switch, 1978
*Gunsights, 1979
*City Primeval: High Noon in Detroit, 1980
*Gold Coast, 1980
*Split Images, 1981
*Cat Chaser, 1982
*Stick, 1983
*LaBrava, 1983
*Glitz, 1985
*Bandits, 1987
*Touch, 1987
*Freaky Deaky, 1988
*Killshot, 1989
*Get Shorty, 1990
*Maximum Bob, 1991
*Rum Punch, 1992
*Pronto, 1993
*Riding the Rap, 1995
*Out of Sight, 1996
*Cuba Libre, 1998
*The Tonto Woman and Other Western Stories, 1998
*Be Cool, 1999
*Pagan Babies, 2000
*Tishomingo Blues, 2002
*When the Women Come Out to Dance: Stories, 2002
*Mr. Paradise, 2004
*A Coyote's in the House, 2004
*The Hot Kid, 2005
*Up in Honey's Room, 2007
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