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Peter Lance

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Peter Lance is a five-time Emmy-winning investigative reporter now working as a screenwriter and novelist. With a Masters Degree from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law, Lance spent the first 15 years of his career as a print reporter and network correspondent.

He began his career as a reporter for his hometown paper, The Newport, R.I. Daily News. There, while a student at Northeastern University in Boston, he won the coveted Sevellon Brown Award from the A.P. Managing Editors Association. Lance next moved to WNET, the PBS flagship in New York, where he won his first New York area Emmy and the Ohio State Award as a producer- reporter for Channel 13′s news magazine TH
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As an investigative reporter and author I am thrilled to be a part of this magnificent community. My fourth book for HarperCollins, "Deal With The Devil," formerly known as "SIX SIX SIX" will be published July 2nd and I'm very excited, not only because it's been six years coming but because it's been very well received so far. We got a starred review in Publisher's Weekly and in last week's edi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 21, 2013 15:40 Tags: fiction, honesty-in-government, investigative-reporting, non-fiction
Average rating: 3.92 · 683 ratings · 90 reviews · 13 distinct worksSimilar authors
1000 Years for Revenge: Int...

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Deal With The Devil: The FB...

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Triple Cross: How Bin Laden...

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One of the most important true crime books on the origins of The Syndicate. A new edition of the 1951 book by Burton B Turkus and Sid Feder that had sold more than 1,000,000 copies by the 1970's. This new edition contains mug shots, crime scene photo ...more
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Any author wishing to tell a compelling story should read this seminal work.
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Chinatown by Robert Towne
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The screenplay for perhaps the most important film noir piece in the last 50 years.
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Casino by Nicholas Pileggi
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There is a Blessed Trinity of Mafia fiction set to film: 1)The Godfather Parts I and II 2) Goodfellas & Casino and 3) The Sopranos. This half of the second leg of the Triple Crown.
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Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi
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The classic by Nick Pileggi that begat GoodFellas.
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