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Lorenzo Carcaterra

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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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Sleepers

4.24 avg rating — 14,693 ratings — published 1995 — 46 editions
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Apaches (Apaches #1)

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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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