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Sue Grafton (1940–2017)

Auteur de A comme alibi

121+ oeuvres 94,845 utilisateurs 1,941 critiques 200 Favoris

A propos de l'auteur

Sue Grafton was born in Louisville, Kentucky on April 24, 1940. She received a bachelor's degree in English literature from the University of Louisville in 1961. Her first novel Keziah Dane was published in 1967. Her second novel, The Lolly-Madonna War, was published in 1969 and she adapted it into afficher plus a screenplay. After that movie was released in 1973, she worked intermittently writing for television. A series she created, Nurse, ran for two seasons on CBS in the early 1980s. Her writing career took off when A Is for Alibi was published in 1982 and received the Mysterious Stranger Award. This was the beginning of the Kinsey Millhone Mystery series. B Is for Burglar won the Shamus and Anthony Awards and C Is for Corpse won the Anthony Award. She also received the Cartier Diamond Dagger, the Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Award, a Lifetime Achievement Award from Bouchercon, and the Ross Macdonald Literary Award. She died from cancer on December 28, 2017 at the age of 77. (Bowker Author Biography) afficher moins
Crédit image: Photographed at BookPeople in Austin, Texas by Frank Arnold

Séries

Œuvres de Sue Grafton

A comme alibi (1982) 6,591 exemplaires
B comme brûlée (1985) 4,515 exemplaires
Q comme Querelle (2002) 4,249 exemplaires
S is for Silence (2005) 4,246 exemplaires
R comme Ricochet (2004) 4,099 exemplaires
C comme cadavre (1986) 4,057 exemplaires
P comme Péril (2001) 4,022 exemplaires
T is for Trespass (2007) 3,959 exemplaires
M comme machination (1996) 3,936 exemplaires
O is for Outlaw (1999) 3,836 exemplaires
N comme Nausée (1998) 3,827 exemplaires
D comme dérapage (1987) 3,796 exemplaires
J comme Jugement (1993) 3,791 exemplaires
I comme innocent (1992) 3,761 exemplaires
K comme Killer (1994) 3,733 exemplaires
L comme Lequel ? (1995) 3,699 exemplaires
E comme Explosif (1988) 3,627 exemplaires
G comme gibier (1990) — Auteur — 3,618 exemplaires
H comme homicide (1991) 3,568 exemplaires
F comme fugitif (1989) 3,551 exemplaires
U is for Undertow (2009) — Auteur — 3,361 exemplaires
V is for Vengeance (2011) 2,511 exemplaires
W is for Wasted (2013) 2,102 exemplaires
X (2015) 1,806 exemplaires
Y is for Yesterday (2017) 1,477 exemplaires
Kinsey and Me: Stories (2013) 653 exemplaires
The Alphabet Mysteries: A-C (1999) 470 exemplaires
Writing Mysteries: A Handbook by the Mystery Writers of America (1992) — Directeur de publication — 431 exemplaires
The Best American Mystery Stories 1998 (1998) — Editor & Introduction — 179 exemplaires
K Is for Killer [Abridged Audiobook] (1994) 108 exemplaires
A is for Alibi / B is for Burglar (1993) 38 exemplaires
M is for Malice / N is for Noose (1998) 24 exemplaires
O is for Outlaw / P is for Peril (2000) 19 exemplaires
The Lolly-Madonna war (1969) 11 exemplaires
Miss Marple: A Caribbean Mystery [1983 TV movie] (1983) — Screenwriter — 10 exemplaires
Kinsey and Me Free Preview (2012) — Auteur — 10 exemplaires
Keziah Dane (1968) 9 exemplaires
The Alphabet Mysteries: A-E (1991) 8 exemplaires
N is for Noose / P is for Peril (2001) 8 exemplaires
The Alphabet Mysteries: A-V (1990) 6 exemplaires
The Alphabet Mysteries: A-J (2007) 5 exemplaires
The Alphabet Mysteries: P-T (2003) 4 exemplaires
The Alphabet Mysteries: A-O (2014) 4 exemplaires
N is for Noose / O is for Outlaw (2018) 4 exemplaires
The Alphabet Mysteries: A-D (1990) 3 exemplaires
Sue Grafton 3 exemplaires
Spannend trio (1997) — Contributeur — 2 exemplaires
"C" Is For Courses 2 exemplaires
"C" de Cadáver 1 exemplaire
y is for Yesterday 1 exemplaire
Carl the Coward 1 exemplaire
de homicidio 1 exemplaire
The Lying Game 1 exemplaire
A - Z 1 exemplaire
Omnibus 1 exemplaire
Come Killer 1 exemplaire
The Parker Shotgun 1 exemplaire
Three complete novels 1 exemplaire
Z is for Zero 1 exemplaire
Sue Grafton Boxset (2002) 1 exemplaire
Praise for Y is for Yesterday (2018) 1 exemplaire

Oeuvres associées

Telling Lies for Fun and Profit (1981) — Introduction, quelques éditions460 exemplaires
The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century (2000) — Contributeur — 455 exemplaires
A Woman's Eye (1991) — Contributeur — 273 exemplaires
Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting (2013) — Contributeur — 267 exemplaires
Masterpieces of Mystery and Suspense (1988) — Contributeur — 190 exemplaires
The Oxford Book of American Detective Stories (1996) — Contributeur — 178 exemplaires
In the Shadow of the Master: Classic Tales by Edgar Allan Poe (2009) — Contributeur — 173 exemplaires
The Mammoth Book of Private Eye Stories (1988) — Contributeur — 163 exemplaires
Sisters in Crime (1990) — Contributeur — 125 exemplaires
Sisters in Crime 4 (1991) — Contributeur — 105 exemplaires
Sisters in Crime 2 (1990) — Contributeur — 100 exemplaires
A New Omnibus of Crime (1771) — Contributeur; Directeur de publication — 97 exemplaires
The Best of Sisters in Crime (1997) — Contributeur — 92 exemplaires
The Big Book of Female Detectives (2018) — Contributeur — 81 exemplaires
Lady on the Case: 22 Female Detective Stories (1988) — Contributeur — 76 exemplaires
Ross Macdonald : A Biography (1999) — Introduction — 70 exemplaires
The Oxford Book of Detective Stories (2000) — Contributeur — 69 exemplaires
First Cases: First Appearances of Classic Private Eyes (1996) — Contributeur — 68 exemplaires
2nd Culprit: A Crime Writers' Association Annual (1993) — Contributeur — 64 exemplaires
The Crown Crime Companion: The Top 100 Mystery Novels of All Time (1995) — Contributeur — 51 exemplaires
Reader's Digest Select Editions 1999 v01 #241 (1999) — Contributeur — 31 exemplaires
Most Wanted (2002) — Contributeur — 29 exemplaires
Mean Streets: The Second Private Eye Writers of America Anthology (1986) — Contributeur — 23 exemplaires
Great detective stories (1998) — Contributeur — 20 exemplaires
Eye for Justice: Third "Private Eye" Writers of America Anthology (1988) — Contributeur — 13 exemplaires
Writing Mystery and Crime Fiction (1985) — Contributeur — 9 exemplaires
The Penguin Book of Crime Stories, Volume II (2010) — Contributeur — 9 exemplaires
Dangerous Ladies (1992) — Contributeur — 8 exemplaires
First Cases [Unabridged Audiobook] (2002) — Contributeur — 3 exemplaires
Detecting Women: New American Short Stories (1998) — Contributeur — 1 exemplaire

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Partage des connaissances

Nom canonique
GRAFTON, Sue
Nom légal
Grafton, Sue Taylor
Date de naissance
1940-04-24
Date de décès
2017-12-28
Sexe
female
Nationalité
USA
Lieu de naissance
Louisville, Kentucky, Verenigde Staten
Lieu du décès
Santa Barbara, California, USA
Cause du décès
Càncer
Lieux de résidence
Santa Barbara, California, USA
Santa Monica, California, USA
Études
University of Louisville (1961 | BA | English Literature)
Western Kentucky State Teachers College
Professions
admission clerk
cashier
secretary
screenwriter
detective novelist
Relations
Grafton, C. W. (father)
Organisations
Pi Beta Phi
Prix et distinctions
Romantic Times Career Achievement Award (Female Sleuth ∙ 2004)
Cartier Diamond Dagger (2008)
Shamus Award (The Eye for Lifetime Achievement ∙ 2003)
MWA Grand Master (2009)
Christopher Award (1979)
Agent
Molly Friedrich (Aaron Priest Literary Agency)
Courte biographie
Grafton was born in Louisville, Kentucky April 24 1940; graduated University of Louisville, BA 1961 with a major in English Literature, minors in Humanities and Fine Arts.
She married to Steven F. Humphrey with three children from previous marriages: a daughter, Leslie; a son, Jay; a daughter, Jamie; and four granddaughters, Erin, age 21, Kinsey, age 13, Taylor, age 4, and Addison, age 2.

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So sorry this is my last encounter with Kinsey. I'll miss my regular travels in her world.
 
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Statistiques

Œuvres
121
Aussi par
48
Membres
94,845
Popularité
#97
Évaluation
½ 3.7
Critiques
1,941
ISBN
1,561
Langues
22
Favoris
200

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