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Edna Buchanan
Edna Buchanan was the crime reporter for the Miami Herald for eighteen years, covering more than 5,000 violent deaths, 3,000 of them homicides, as well as kidnappings, riots, fatal fires, and major plane crashes. Amongst her many awards, she won the Pulitzer Prize for her reporting and the George... show more
Edna Buchanan was the crime reporter for the Miami Herald for eighteen years, covering more than 5,000 violent deaths, 3,000 of them homicides, as well as kidnappings, riots, fatal fires, and major plane crashes. Amongst her many awards, she won the Pulitzer Prize for her reporting and the George Polk Award for Career Achievement in Journalism, as well as international acclaim for her classic true-crime memoirs, THE CORPSE HAD A FAMILIAR FACE and NEVER LET THEM SEE YOU CRY. Buchanan's first novel of suspense, NOBODY LIVES FOREVER, received an Edgar nomination. The author of eighteen books which have been translated into eleven languages, she has also written numerous short stories, articles, essays, and book reviews. Buchanan lives in Miami Beach, Florida, America's hottest beat.
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Birth date: 1939-01-01
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artsy musings of a bibliophile
artsy musings of a bibliophile rated it 11 years ago
"Frank Douglas has everything to live for. But someone else had to die first." Pulse was the epitome of everything that I crave in a book of my liking; suspense, murder, mystery, bad cop/good cop, a breezy affair, a grave secret and a family turned against the hero. Edna Buchanan is one hell of a go...
Bark at the Ghouls
Bark at the Ghouls rated it 13 years ago
For some reason I thought this book was a fantasy but I soon discovered it's a mystery. Mysteries usually don't hold my attention so I'll see how it goes.Later on: I did finish this up because the writing grabbed me. It is apparently smack in the middle of a long ongoing series but the references to...
The Drift Of Things
The Drift Of Things rated it 13 years ago
I suppose this qualifies as brain candy, but what the heck. Edna Buchanan always tells a good story with neither too many nor too few details. This one's about Michael Venturi, a former U.S. Marshall who unofficially goes into the business of helping good people disappear and convincingly faking t...
The Drift Of Things
The Drift Of Things rated it 14 years ago
I would have given this 3 stars if it weren't for the ending. There IS no ending! It just ends in the middle of the story!
The Drift Of Things
The Drift Of Things rated it 14 years ago
Miami journalist and novelist shares her experiences covering the crime beat in Miami. Some of these stories could only happen in Miami!!
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