About the Author
Elmore Leonard has written more than three dozen books including Cuba Libre, Rum Punch,
and Get Shorty,
and numerous screenplays. He has an unparalleled reputation among lovers of mayhem, suspense, and just plain wonderful writing. A Grand Master Award winner of the Mystery Writers of America, he has been likened to everyone from Balzac to Dostoevsky to Dickens to Dashiell Hammett -- but he is, in fact, entirely and entertainingly sui generis
He lives in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.