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: 3.97 · 34,875 ratings · 3,736 reviews · 33 distinct works · Similar authors
Savages
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 10,313 ratings — published 2010 — 42 editions
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The Power of the Dog
4.32 of 5 stars 4.32 avg rating — 5,538 ratings — published 2005 — 46 editions
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The Kings of Cool
3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 3,255 ratings — published 2012 — 28 editions
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The Winter of Frankie Machine
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 2,936 ratings — published 2006 — 30 editions
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The Dawn Patrol (Boone Dani...
3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 2,506 ratings — published 2008 — 29 editions
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Satori
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 1,648 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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The Death and Life of Bobby Z
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 1,532 ratings — published 1997 — 29 editions
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California Fire and Life
3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 1,424 ratings — published 1999 — 25 editions
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The Gentleman's Hour (Boone...
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The Cartel
4.35 of 5 stars 4.35 avg rating — 1,317 ratings — published 2015 — 12 editions
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“Smart people sometimes get stupid, but stupid people never get smart.”
Don Winslow

“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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