Richard North Patterson





Richard North Patterson

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in Berkeley, California, The United States
February 22, 1947

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Richard North Patterson is the author of fourteen previous bestselling and critically acclaimed novels. Formerly a trial lawyer, Patterson served as the SEC’s liaison to the Watergate special prosecutor and has served on the boards of several Washington advocacy groups dealing with gun violence, political reform, and women’s rights. He lives in San Francisco and on Martha’s Vineyard.
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Awards
Edgar Award, 1980, Best First Novel for The Lasko Tangent

Grand Prix de Littérature Policière, International Award, 1995 for Degree of Guilt

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“The rulings of the past do not always apply in the present.”
Richard North Patterson, The Final Judgment

“If someone really interests you, you'll learn about them yourself.”
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“The only judgment that truly matters is the final judgment.”
Richard North Patterson, The Final Judgment

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