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Sue Grafton (1940–2017)

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Sull'Autore

Sue Grafton was born in Louisville, Kentucky on April 24, 1940. She received a bachelor's degree in English literature from the University of Louisville in 1961. Her first novel Keziah Dane was published in 1967. Her second novel, The Lolly-Madonna War, was published in 1969 and she adapted it into mostra altro a screenplay. After that movie was released in 1973, she worked intermittently writing for television. A series she created, Nurse, ran for two seasons on CBS in the early 1980s. Her writing career took off when A Is for Alibi was published in 1982 and received the Mysterious Stranger Award. This was the beginning of the Kinsey Millhone Mystery series. B Is for Burglar won the Shamus and Anthony Awards and C Is for Corpse won the Anthony Award. She also received the Cartier Diamond Dagger, the Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Award, a Lifetime Achievement Award from Bouchercon, and the Ross Macdonald Literary Award. She died from cancer on December 28, 2017 at the age of 77. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra meno
Fonte dell'immagine: Photographed at BookPeople in Austin, Texas by Frank Arnold

Serie

Opere di Sue Grafton

A come Alibi (1982) 6,552 copie
B come bugiardo (1985) 4,492 copie
Q is for Quarry (2002) 4,220 copie
S is for Silence (2005) 4,220 copie
R come rancore (2004) 4,066 copie
C come cadavere (1986) 4,032 copie
P Is for Peril (2001) 3,982 copie
T is for Trespass (2007) 3,931 copie
M come male (1996) 3,905 copie
O is for Outlaw (1999) 3,814 copie
N is for Noose (1998) 3,804 copie
D is for Deadbeat (1987) 3,768 copie
K come killer (1994) 3,706 copie
L come legge (1995) 3,667 copie
E come esplosione (1988) 3,609 copie
G come guai - Il Giallo Mondadori n. 2358 (1990) — Autore — 3,599 copie
H come Homicide (1991) 3,542 copie
U is for Undertow (2009) — Autore — 3,331 copie
V Is For Vendetta (2011) 2,488 copie
W is for Wasted (2013) 2,078 copie
X (2015) 1,782 copie
Y is for Yesterday (2017) 1,458 copie
Kinsey and Me: Stories (2013) 645 copie
The Alphabet Mysteries: A-C (1999) 462 copie
The Best American Mystery Stories 1998 (1998) — Editor & Introduction — 177 copie
The Lolly-Madonna war (1969) 10 copie
Miss Marple: A Caribbean Mystery [1983 TV movie] (1983) — Screenwriter — 10 copie
Kinsey and Me Free Preview (2012) — Autore — 10 copie
Keziah Dane (1968) 9 copie
Sue Grafton 3 copie
Spannend trio (1997) — Collaboratore — 2 copie
A - Z 1 copia
de homicidio 1 copia
Sue Grafton Boxset (2002) 1 copia
Come Killer 1 copia
Omnibus 1 copia
Z is for Zero 1 copia

Opere correlate

Telling Lies for Fun and Profit (1981) — Introduzione, alcune edizioni458 copie
The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century (2000) — Collaboratore — 450 copie
A Woman's Eye (1991) — Collaboratore — 271 copie
Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting (2013) — Collaboratore — 263 copie
Masterpieces of Mystery and Suspense (1988) — Collaboratore — 187 copie
The Oxford Book of American Detective Stories (1996) — Collaboratore — 176 copie
Nel cuore del buio: omaggio a Edgar Allan Poe (2009) — Collaboratore — 165 copie
The Mammoth Book of Private Eye Stories (1988) — Collaboratore — 161 copie
Sisters in Crime (1990) — Collaboratore — 125 copie
Sisters in Crime 4 (1991) — Collaboratore — 105 copie
Sisters in Crime 2 (1990) — Collaboratore — 100 copie
A New Omnibus of Crime (1771) — Collaboratore; A cura di — 96 copie
The Best of Sisters in Crime (1997) — Collaboratore — 91 copie
The Big Book of Female Detectives (2018) — Collaboratore — 79 copie
Lady on the Case: 22 Female Detective Stories (1988) — Collaboratore — 76 copie
Ross Macdonald : A Biography (1999) — Introduzione — 70 copie
The Oxford Book of Detective Stories (2000) — Collaboratore — 69 copie
First Cases: First Appearances of Classic Private Eyes (1996) — Collaboratore — 68 copie
2nd Culprit: A Crime Writers' Association Annual (1993) — Collaboratore — 64 copie
Reader's Digest Select Editions 1999 v01 #241 (1999) — Collaboratore — 30 copie
Most Wanted (2002) — Collaboratore — 28 copie
Great detective stories (1998) — Collaboratore — 20 copie
Writing Mystery and Crime Fiction (1985) — Collaboratore — 9 copie
The Penguin Book of Crime Stories, Volume II (2010) — Collaboratore — 9 copie
Dangerous Ladies (1992) — Collaboratore — 8 copie
First Cases [Unabridged Audiobook] (2002) — Collaboratore — 3 copie
Detecting Women: New American Short Stories (1998) — Collaboratore — 1 copia

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Informazioni generali

Nome canonico
GRAFTON, Sue
Nome legale
Grafton, Sue Taylor
Data di nascita
1940-04-24
Data di morte
2017-12-28
Sesso
female
Nazionalità
USA
Luogo di nascita
Louisville, Kentucky, Verenigde Staten
Luogo di morte
Santa Barbara, California, USA
Causa della morte
Càncer
Luogo di residenza
Santa Barbara, California, USA
Santa Monica, California, USA
Istruzione
University of Louisville (1961 | BA | English Literature)
Western Kentucky State Teachers College
Attività lavorative
admission clerk
cashier
secretary
screenwriter
detective novelist
Relazioni
Grafton, C. W. (father)
Organizzazioni
Pi Beta Phi
Premi e riconoscimenti
Romantic Times Career Achievement Award (Female Sleuth ∙ 2004)
Cartier Diamond Dagger (2008)
Shamus Award (The Eye for Lifetime Achievement ∙ 2003)
MWA Grand Master (2009)
Christopher Award (1979)
Agente
Molly Friedrich (Aaron Priest Literary Agency)
Breve biografia
Grafton was born in Louisville, Kentucky April 24 1940; graduated University of Louisville, BA 1961 with a major in English Literature, minors in Humanities and Fine Arts.
She married to Steven F. Humphrey with three children from previous marriages: a daughter, Leslie; a son, Jay; a daughter, Jamie; and four granddaughters, Erin, age 21, Kinsey, age 13, Taylor, age 4, and Addison, age 2.

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Statistiche

Opere
119
Opere correlate
48
Utenti
94,135
Popolarità
#98
Voto
½ 3.7
Recensioni
1,897
ISBN
1,561
Lingue
22
Preferito da
201

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