About: Elmore Leonard

Elmore Leonard was an American novelist best known for writing crime novels and Westerns, many of which were made into popular films, including Out of Sight, Get Shorty, and 3:10 to Yuma. Most recently, Leonard served as an executive producer of the popular FX television series Justified — based on his novella Fire in the Hole — until his death in 2013. As a young writer, one of the author's goals was to be published in The Saturday Evening Post, which he cracked with "Moment of Vengeance."

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