Corpse Had a Familiar Face Covering Miami, America's Hottest Beat

ISBN-10: 0743493648
ISBN-13: 9780743493642
Edition: 2004
Authors: Edna Buchanan
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Book details

List price: $7.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Pocket Books
Publication date: 5/25/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 4.00" wide x 6.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Edna Rydzik Buchanan was born in 1939 near Paterson, New Jersey. She attended creative writing classes at Montclair State Teacher's College. Buchanan was one of the first female crime reporters in Miami. Her police reporting for the Miami Herald won her a Pulitzer Prize in 1986. In 1979, Buchanan produced her first book, Carr: Five Years of Rape and Murder; From the Personal Account of Robert Frederick Car III. This nonfiction book recounts the story of a convicted rapist and murderer. In 1987, she published her memoirs, The Corpse Had a Familiar Face: Covering Miami, America's Hottest Beat. That book was followed in 1991 by Never Let Them See You Cry: More From Miami's Hottest Beat. Buchanan's crime novels include Nobody Lives Forever and Pulse. She is perhaps best known, however, for her mystery novels featuring a Cuban American crime reporter, Britt Montero. These titles include Contents Under Pressure; Miami, It's Murder; Suitable for Framing; Margin of Error, and Act of Betrayal. She has been a contributor to several magazines, including Fame, Family Circle, Cosmopolitan and Rolling Stone. Buchanan has received awards from the American Bar Association, National Newspaper Association, and the Society of Professional Journalists.

Introduction
Part I
Miami, It's Murder
Paterson, New Jersey
Miami Dreams and Legends
Nobody Loves a Police Reporter Sidebar White Kittens Dancing
Part II
Cops
Crooks
Sex
Drugs
Missing
Justice
McDuffie Sidebar Rocky Rowf
Part III
Miami Then and Now
Getting the Story
Home at Last

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