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Walter Satterthwait

USA flag (1946 - 2020)

Walter Satterthwait was an author of mysteries and historical fiction. A fan of mystery novels from a young age, he spent high school immersed in the works of Dashiell Hammett and Mickey Spillane. While working as a bartender in New York in the late 1970s, he wrote his first book: an adventure novel, Cocaine Blues (1979), about a drug dealer on the run from a pair of killers.

Genres: Mystery
Anthologies edited
Non fiction
   Sleight of Hand (1993) (with Ernie Bulow)
Agatha Award Best Novel nominee (1995) : Escapade

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