David Stout





David Stout


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Erie, The United States
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David Stout (b. 1942) is an accomplished reporter who has been writing mysteries and true crime since the 1980s. Born in Erie, Pennsylvania, Stout took a job at the New York Times in 1982. He spent nearly twenty-eight years at the newspaper, as a reporter, editor and rewrite man covering national news and sports, and retired in 2009.

Stout began writing his first novel while working at the Times. Based on the true story of a 1940s double-murder for which fourteen year-old George Stinney was controversially executed, Carolina Skeletons (1988) won Stout an Edgar award for best first novel. After two more well-received mysteries, Night Of The Ice Storm (1991) and The Dog Hermit (1993), Stout turned to writing non-fiction. Night Of The Devil (20
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Average rating: 3.99 · 1,664 ratings · 112 reviews · 23 distinct works · Similar authors
The Boy in the Box: The Uns...

4.01 avg rating — 143 ratings — published 2008 — 4 editions
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Carolina Skeletons

3.75 avg rating — 80 ratings — published 1988 — 8 editions
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Night of the Ice Storm

3.38 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 1991 — 5 editions
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The Dog Hermit

3.63 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1993 — 2 editions
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Night of the Devil: The Unt...

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A Child Is Missing

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Boy in the Box: The Unsolve...

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Hell Gate

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