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Best Authors In Detroit

October 31, 2011 11:55 AM

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Detroit is creative! Just look at local authors including Elmore Leonard, Mitch Albom among others. Head to your local library and broaden your horizons with one of these local writers.

Detroit is creative! Just look at local authors including Elmore Leonard, Mitch Albom among others. Head to your local library and broaden your horizons with one of these local writers.
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Elmore Leonard

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Originally writing westerns in the 1950s, Elmore Leonard turned to writing crime fiction and suspense thrillers. He is noted for his gritty realism and strong dialogue. Among his best-known works are Get Shorty, Out of Sight, Hombre, Mr. Majestyk and Rum Punch, which was later filmed as Jackie Brown. Two of Leonard’s short stories were adapted to the films 3:10 to Yuma and The Tall T. Leonard lives with his family in Oakland County.

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Mitch Albom

www.mitchalbom.com

A newspaper columnist and local and national broadcaster, Mitch Albom has sold over 28 million books, his most popular being Tuesdays With Morrie. He originally pursued a dream of being a musician but discovered an aptitude for writing and now holds a Masters degree in journalism. Albom is married and lives in suburban Detroit.

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Gail Gaymer Martin

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Gail Gaymer Martin is a Christian speaker and novelist with over 3 million books in print. Many of her novels are inspirational with hints of romance. She likes to set many of her stories in the Detroit Area. Gail Gaymer Martin is married and lives in suburban Detroit.

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Gary Graff

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Gary Graff is a music journalist and author. He has written for papers, news services and magazines. He wrote the book The Ties That Bind: Bruce Springsteen A to E to Z. He is also the founding editor of the MusicHound Essential Album Guide series. Graff lives in Detroit.

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