Donald E. Westlake biography

Donald E. Westlake

Novelist, Author

1933 – 2008

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Who was Donald E. Westlake?

Donald Edwin Westlake was an American writer, with over a hundred novels and non-fiction books to his credit. He specialized in crime fiction, especially comic capers, with an occasional foray into science fiction or other genres. He was a three-time Edgar Award winner, one of only three writers to win Edgars in three different categories. In 1993, the Mystery Writers of America named Westlake a Grand Master, the highest honor bestowed by the society.

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Born
Jul 12, 1933
Brooklyn
Also known as
  • Richard Stark
  • Curt Clark
  • Donald Edwin Edmund Westlake
  • Donald Westlake
  • Donald Edwin Westlake
  • J. Morgan Cunningham
  • Tucker Coe
  • Samuel Holt
  • Timothy J. Culver
  • Sheldon Lord
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Ethnicity
  • White American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Champlain College
Lived in
  • Brooklyn
Died
Dec 31, 2008
Mexico

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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