Lawrence Block

 

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Lawrence Block  (born June 24, 1938) is an acclaimed contemporary American crime writer best known for two long-running New York-set series, about the recovering alcoholic P. I. Matthew Scudder and gentleman burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr, respectively. Block was named a Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America in 1993.

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Lawrence Block

Born 1938-06-24 (85 years ago) in Buffalo.

Awards
Award Ceremony Year Awarded for
Shamus Award for Best P. I. Series/Characters – The Hammer (Matthew Scudder) 2009 Matthew Scudder
Cartier Diamond Dagger 2004
THE EYE – Lifetime Achievement Award 2002
Anthony Award for Best Anthology/Short Story Collection (Master's Choice, Volume II: Mystery Stories by Today's Top Writers and the Masters Who Inspired Them) 2001 Master's Choice, Volume II: Mystery Stories by Today's Top Writers and the Masters Who Inspired Them
Edgar Award for Best Short Story (Keller on the Spot) 1998 Edgar Awards 1998 Keller on the Spot
Edgar Award for Best Short Story (Keller's Therapy) 1994 Edgar Awards 1994 Keller's Therapy
Edgar Grand Master Award 1994 Edgar Awards 1994
Shamus Award for Best P. I. Hardcover Novel (The Devil Knows You're Dead) 1994 The Devil Knows You're Dead
Shamus Award for Best P. I. Short Story (The Merciful Angel Of Death) 1994 The Merciful Angel Of Death
Edgar Award for Best Novel (A Dance at the Slaughterhouse) 1992 Edgar Awards 1992 A Dance at the Slaughterhouse
Nominated for awards
Award Ceremony Year Nominated for
Shamus Award for Best P. I. Hardcover Novel (A Long Line of Dead Men) 1995 A Long Line of Dead Men
Edgar Award for Best Novel (A Long Line of Dead Men) 1995 Edgar Awards 1995 A Long Line of Dead Men
Shamus Award for Best P. I. Hardcover Novel (The Devil Knows You're Dead) 1994 The Devil Knows You're Dead
Shamus Award for Best P. I. Short Story (The Merciful Angel Of Death) 1994 The Merciful Angel Of Death
Edgar Award for Best Novel (A Dance at the Slaughterhouse) 1992 Edgar Awards 1992 A Dance at the Slaughterhouse
Shamus Award for Best P. I. Hardcover Novel (A Dance at the Slaughterhouse) 1992 A Dance at the Slaughterhouse
Shamus Award for Best P. I. Hardcover Novel (A Ticket To The Boneyard) 1991 A Ticket To The Boneyard
Shamus Award for Best P. I. Short Story (By the Dawn's Early Light) 1985 By the Dawn's Early Light
Shamus Award for Best P. I. Hardcover Novel (Eight Million Ways to Die) 1983 Eight Million Ways to Die
Shamus Award for Best P. I. Hardcover Novel (A Stab in the Dark) 1982 A Stab in the Dark
Relationships
Name From To Relationship type
Lynne Block(Gifta) Gifta
Children

Alison Pouliot, Amy Reichel, Jill Block

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Lawrence Block  (born June 24, 1938) is an acclaimed contemporary American crime writer best known for two long-running New York-set series, about the recovering alcoholic P.I. Matthew Scudder and gentleman burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr, respectively. Block was named a Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America in 1993.

Content from Wikipedia provided under the terms of Creative Commons (CC BY-SA 3.0).

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