Thursday, August 22, 2013

In Memoriam: Elmore Leonard

Elmore Leonard, author and screenwriter, passed away on August 20th, 2013 at the age of 87, after recently suffering a stroke.  Among his best known works are Get Shorty, Be Cool, Out of Sight, and Rum Punch (which was adapted for the movie Jackie Brown).  His short stories included ones which became films like 3:10 to Yuma and the current FX series Justified.  He will be much missed by readers and movie-goers alike.

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