Lorenzo Carcaterra


Born
in Hell's Kitchen, New York, The United States
October 16, 1954

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Number-one New York Times bestselling author Lorenzo Carcaterra's highly successful career spans more than 25 years of writing for the diverse fields of fiction, non-fiction, television, and film.

Born and raised in New York's Hell's Kitchen neighborhood, Carcaterra landed his first job in the newspaper business as a copy boy for The New York Daily News in 1976. He worked his way up to entertainment reporter before leaving the paper in 1982, heading for the green pastures of then-Time Inc. and TV-Cable Week, as senior writer. Nine months later, the magazine folded, leaving him unemployed. A four-month stint at People magazine was followed by an odyssey of writing for a string of start-up publications—Picture Week, Entertainment Tonight Magaz
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Average rating: 4.18 · 35,733 ratings · 2,497 reviews · 24 distinct worksSimilar authors
Sleepers

4.22 avg rating — 13,132 ratings — published 1995 — 45 editions
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Gangster

4.16 avg rating — 2,753 ratings — published 2001 — 25 editions
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Street Boys

3.83 avg rating — 928 ratings — published 2002 — 18 editions
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Apaches

3.75 avg rating — 1,093 ratings — published 1997 — 22 editions
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The Wolf

3.56 avg rating — 953 ratings — published 2014 — 11 editions
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A Safe Place: The True Stor...

3.88 avg rating — 702 ratings — published 1993 — 12 editions
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Paradise City

3.77 avg rating — 391 ratings — published 2004 — 22 editions
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Midnight Angels

3.21 avg rating — 387 ratings — published 2010 — 7 editions
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Chasers

3.82 avg rating — 297 ratings — published 2007 — 18 editions
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Tin Badges (Tank Rizzo, #1)

4.08 avg rating — 454 ratings — published 2016 — 11 editions
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“The night and the streets were ours and the future lay sparkling ahead.
And we thought we would know each other forever.”
Lorenzo Carcaterra, Sleepers

“We do many things we shouldn’t in the course of a life. It doesn’t make them right or wrong, just a part of who we are.”
Lorenzo Carcaterra, Street Boys
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“Live then, beloved children of my heart, and never forget that, until the day God deigns to reveal the future to man, the sum of all human wisdom will be contained in these two words; Wait and Hope.”
Lorenzo Carcaterra, Sleepers

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