Don Winslow





Don Winslow


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in New York, The United States
October 31, 1953

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Don Winslow was born in New York City but raised in South Kingstown, Rhode Island. At various times an actor, director, movie theater manager, safari guide and private investigator, Don has done many things on his way to being a novelist.

His first novel, A Cool Breeze On The Underground, was nominated for an Edgar, and a later book, California Fire and Life, received the Shamus Award. The Death And Life Of Bobby Z will come out as a feature film in March of 2007, starring Paul Walker and Laurence Fishburne. His upcoming novel, The Winter Of Frankie Machine, has been purchased for Robert DeNiro to play the lead role.

Don lives on an old ranch in the San Diego area with his wife, Jean, and son, Thomas.

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Average rating: 4.08 · 70,048 ratings · 6,823 reviews · 37 distinct works · Similar authors
The Power of the Dog

4.36 avg rating — 14,227 ratings — published 2005 — 55 editions
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Savages

3.84 avg rating — 13,112 ratings — published 2010 — 49 editions
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The Cartel

4.29 avg rating — 12,783 ratings — published 2015 — 39 editions
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The Kings of Cool

3.97 avg rating — 4,570 ratings — published 2012 — 31 editions
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The Winter of Frankie Machine

4.09 avg rating — 4,602 ratings — published 2006 — 32 editions
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The Dawn Patrol

3.94 avg rating — 3,760 ratings — published 2008 — 29 editions
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The Force

4.24 avg rating — 3,308 ratings — published 2017 — 28 editions
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Satori

3.79 avg rating — 2,423 ratings — published 2011 — 42 editions
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The Death and Life of Bobby Z

3.88 avg rating — 2,284 ratings — published 1997 — 33 editions
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California Fire and Life

3.98 avg rating — 2,148 ratings — published 1999 — 27 editions
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“Smart people sometimes get stupid, but stupid people never get smart.”
Don Winslow

“If you let people believe that you are weak, sooner or later you’re going to have to kill them.”
Don Winslow, Savages

“Also: do not fuck with someone until you know exactly who the fuck you're fucking with.
And then don't do it.”
Don Winslow, Savages

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