Don Winslow





Don Winslow

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October 31, 1953

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Don Winslow was born in New York City but raised in South Kingstown, Rhode Island. At various times an actor, director, movie theater manager, safari guide and private investigator, Don has done many things on his way to being a novelist.

His first novel, A Cool Breeze On The Underground, was nominated for an Edgar, and a later book, California Fire and Life, received the Shamus Award. The Death And Life Of Bobby Z will come out as a feature film in March of 2007, starring Paul Walker and Laurence Fishburne. His upcoming novel, The Winter Of Frankie Machine, has been purchased for Robert DeNiro to play the lead role.

Don lives on an old ranch in the San Diego area with his wife, Jean, and son, Thomas.

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Average rating: 3.94 · 28,346 ratings · 3,129 reviews · 35 distinct works · Similar authors
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The Power of the Dog
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The Kings of Cool
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The Winter of Frankie Machine
4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 2,520 ratings — published 2006 — 30 editions
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The Dawn Patrol (Boone Dani...
3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 2,202 ratings — published 2008 — 29 editions
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The Death and Life of Bobby Z
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 1,354 ratings — published 1997 — 26 editions
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Satori
3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 1,379 ratings — published 2010 — 31 editions
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California Fire and Life
3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 1,224 ratings — published 1999 — 24 editions
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“Smart people sometimes get stupid, but stupid people never get smart.”
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“If you let people believe that you are weak, sooner or later you’re going to have to kill them.”
Don Winslow, Savages

“Also: do not fuck with someone until you know exactly who the fuck you're fucking with.
And then don't do it.”
Don Winslow, Savages

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