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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.

Genres: Mystery
Anthologies edited
Edgar Awards Best Novel nominee (1987) : Come Morning
Edgar Awards Best Novel nominee (1993) : 32 Cadillacs