Ed Gorman





Ed Gorman

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in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, The United States
November 02, 1941

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Edward Joseph Gorman was born on November 2, 1941 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He spent 20 years in the advertising industry before leaving to write full-time in 1984. Since then, he has been incredibly prolific, averaging 2-3 novels a year in addition to many short stories, editing anthologies, and founding and editing Mystery Scene, the new magazine of the mystery field. He has written in many genres, particularly crime, mystery, western, and horror. Most of his novels are set in Iowa. His pseudonyms include E.J. Gorman, Daniel Ransom, Edward Gorman Jr., Robert David Chase, and Richard Driscoll.


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Ed here: I actually enjoyed the previous week's episode, the only time I've ever enjoyed anything written by Aaron Sorkin. So I watched last night's episode with hope I'd like this one too. But it was high Sorkin hokum start to finish. I know a number of you disagree with me. Any time I mention Sorkin I hear from you. He has a large and earnest following. I read the reviews this morning. Here a... Read more of this blog post »
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“There's a special quality to the loneliness of dusk, a melancholy more brooding even than the night's.”
Ed Gorman, Everybody's Somebody's Fool

“David Goodis didn’t write novels, he wrote suicide notes.”
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“I'm gonna put that gun as far up his ass as it'll go, then I'm just gonna keep loadin' and reloadin' till my arms get tired.”
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