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Ed McBain (October 15, 1926 – July 6, 2005) was an American author and screenwriter. Born Salvatore Albert Lombino, he legally adopted the name Evan Hunter in 1952.
Ed McBain (October 15, 1926 – July 6, 2005) was an American author and screenwriter. While successful and well known as Evan Hunter, he was even better known as Ed McBain, a name he used for most of his crime fiction, beginning in 1956. He also used the pen names John Abbott, Curt Cannon, Hunt Collins, Ezra Hannon, and Richard Marsten, amongst others. His 87th Precinct novels have become staples of the police procedural genre.
Praise for Ed McBain they were either too hot or too cold. The characters and events portrayed in this book are fictitious
Praise for Ed McBain they were either too hot or too cold. Like this winter, which had started in November instead of when it was supposed to. London was worse, she supposed. No, London was better. The characters and events portrayed in this book are fictitious. Any similarity to real persons, living or dead, is coincidental and not intended by the author. Printed in the United States of America.
This is the first book I've read by Ed McBain. He's a good writer and has some interesting characters, and I understand these characters repeat in other "87th Precinct" books. Ice" refers to cocaine, snow, freezing cold weather and diamonds. I didn't guess the ending. but I really don't know how to rate mysteries.
Ed McBain was one of the many pen names of the successful and prolific crime fiction author Evan Hunter (1926 - 2005)
Ed McBain was one of the many pen names of the successful and prolific crime fiction author Evan Hunter (1926 - 2005). Born Salvatore Lambino in New York, McBain served aboard a destroyer in the US Navy during World War II and then earned a degree from Hunter College in English and Psychology. After a short stint teaching in a high school, McBain went to work for a literary agency in New York, working with authors such as Arthur C. Clarke and . Wodehouse all the while working on his own writing on nights and weekends.
This is one of the best of over 50 87th Precinct novels by the late Ed McBain. it's longer than most of the books in the series, which gives the author the chance to develop a couple of interesting subplots and introduce some intriguing minor characters. McBain was a pioneer in the police procedural genre and the story here involves three murders of seemingly unrelated victims by the same gun.
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He published the first three books in the 87th Precinct series in 1956 under the name of Ed McBain.
Ice spills from the pockets of a dead diamond dealer. Ice runs through the heart of a cold-blooded killer and that of the players in a multimillion dollar show-biz scam. Ed McBain is a pen name for Evan Hunter who was born in 1926 in East Harlem, New York on October 15, 1926. Hunter was born with the name Salvatore Albert Lombino, and he legally adopted the name Evan Hunter in 1952. He published the first three books in the 87th Precinct series in 1956 under the name of Ed McBain. He also wrote juvenile books, plays, television scripts, and stories and articles for magazines.
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Ed McBain was an American author and screenwriter. He was born in October 1926 and passed away in July 2005, at the honorable age of seventy-eight.
Hardcover Paperback Kindle. Ed McBain was an American author and screenwriter. He was born under the name Salvatore Albert Lombino, however he legally changed his name in 1952 to Evan Hunter. Despite this, he is far better known under the name Ed McBain, due to the fact that this is author title on his wildly successful collection of crime fiction novels. Ed McBain was a born and bred New Yorker. He was lived in Harlem, New York City from when he was born until he turned twelve.
Ed McBain - the complete book list. The path to the truth is as slippery as ice-in a city whose heart is just as cold. The cops of this precinct know that anyone can be a victim. Ed McBain concocts a brilliant and intricate thriller about a master criminal who haunts the city with cryptic passages from Shakespeare, directing the detectives of the 87th Precinct to a future crime - if only they can figure out what he means. The Frumious Bandersnatch. Anyone can be a perp.