also known as Donald Edwin Westlake
Born: Jul 12, 1933, Brooklyn, New York, USA
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Donald Edwin Westlake (July 12, 1933 – December 31, 2008) 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 two writers (the other is Joe Gores) to win Edgars in three different categories (1968, Best Novel, God Save the Mark; 1990, Best Short Story, "Too Many Crooks"; 1991, Best Motion Picture Screenplay, The Grifters). In 1993, the Mystery Writers of America named Westlake a Grand Master, the highest honor bestowed by the society. Description above from the Wikipedia article Donald E. Westlake, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
|Real Name||Donald E. Westlake|
|Nick Name||Donald Edwin Westlake|
|Date of Birth||Jul 12, 1933|
|Place of Birth||Brooklyn, New York, USA|