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Joe Gores

(Joseph Nicholas Gores)
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JOE GORES was the author of the acclaimed DKA series of street-level crime and detection, as well as the stunning suspense novels Dead Man and Menaced Assassin. Born in 1931, he served in the U.S. Army-writing biographies of generals at the Pentagon-was educated at the University of Notre Dame and Stanford, and spent twelve years as a San Francisco private investigator. The author of dozens of novels, screenplays, and television scripts, he won three Edgar Allan Poe Awards and Japan's Maltese Falcon Award.
Anthologies edited
Edgar Awards Best Novel nominee (1987) : Come Morning
Edgar Awards Best Novel nominee (1993) : 32 Cadillacs