Elmore Leonard
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Elmore Leonard

Elmore Leonard wrote forty-five novels and nearly as many western and crime short stories across his highly successful career that spanned more than six decades. Some of his bestsellers include Road Dogs, Up in Honey's Room, The Hot Kid, Mr. Paradise, Tishomingo Blues, and the critically acclaimed collection of short stories Fire in the Hole. Many of his books have been made into movies, including Get Shorty, Out of Sight, and Rum Punch, which became Quentin Tarantino's Jackie Brown. Justified, the hit series from FX, is based on Leonard's character Raylan Givens, who appears in Riding the Rap, Pronto, Raylan and the short story "Fire in the Hole". He was a recipient of the National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, the Lifetime Achievement Award from PEN USA, and the Grand Master Award of the Mystery Writers of America. He was known to many as the 'Dickens of Detroit' and was a long-time resident of the Detroit area.

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    • Pronto

    • By: Elmore Leonard
    • Narrated by: Alexander Adams
    • Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 963
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 853
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 854

    The feds want Miami bookmaker Harry Arno to squeal on his wiseguy boss....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great character, even better dialogue!

    • By Ron on 11-15-11

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Raylan

    • A Novel
    • By: Elmore Leonard
    • Narrated by: Brian D'Arcy James
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 622
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 561
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 560

    With the closing of the Harlan County, Kentucky coalmines, marijuana has become the biggest cash crop in the state....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator was awesome! good voice changes

    • By Cyndi on 01-02-13

    Regular price: $21.67

    • The Complete Western Stories of Elmore Leonard

    • By: Elmore Leonard
    • Narrated by: Henry Rollins, David Strathairn, Tom Wopat, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 203
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 131
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 130

    From Elmore Leonard, the author who has influenced more writers than any other, comes a collection of the stories that launched his phenomenal career....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great, but not the "complete" western stories

    • By A. Hochner on 01-20-13

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Riding the Rap

    • By: Elmore Leonard
    • Narrated by: Frank Muller
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 509
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 451
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 457

    Now that his mom's gravy train has derailed, gambling, debt-ridden Palm Beach playboy Warren "Chip" Ganz has decided to take somebody rich hostage...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really, really fun mystery for listening.

    • By Charles Atkinson on 03-09-12

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Stick

    • By: Elmore Leonard
    • Narrated by: Frank Muller
    • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 258
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 231
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 235

    After serving time for armed robbery, Ernest "Stick" Stickley is back on the outside and trying to stay legit. But it's tough staying straight in a crooked town....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Can't beat this with a stick (sorry).

    • By Richard Delman on 05-14-12

    Regular price: $25.09

    • Maximum Bob

    • By: Elmore Leonard
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    Lewd, lecherous, law-bending Florida jurist Judge Robert "Maximum Bob" Gibbs has been judged guilty by a grudge-bearing malefactor and sentenced to death - by alligator, if necessary....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • How I Remember

    • By Cherry SuperSport on 12-31-18

    Regular price: $25.09

    • Freaky Deaky

    • By: Elmore Leonard
    • Narrated by: Frank Muller
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 231
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 204
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 201

    He used to be on the bomb squad, but it's not until he transfers out that Chris Mankowski really begins juggling with dynamite....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fun and Fast Paced. Great narration.

    • By Charles Atkinson on 11-28-12

    Regular price: $25.09

    • The Hot Kid

    • By: Elmore Leonard
    • Narrated by: Arliss Howard
    • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 445
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 180
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 179

    Carl Webster, the hot kid of the marshals service, is polite, respects his elders, and can shoot a man driving away in an Essex at 400 yards....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A great book, an even better listen

    • By S. Casazza on 06-07-05

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Cat Chaser

    • By: Elmore Leonard
    • Narrated by: Frank Muller
    • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 133
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 120

    The hero of Cat Chaser, George Moran, isn't looking for trouble but finds it anyway when he winds up in bed with the wife of a drug-dealing mob-connected Dominican cop....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Elmore Leonard and Frank Muller: Unbeatable.

    • By Richard Delman on 04-20-12

    Regular price: $25.09

    • Killshot

    • By: Elmore Leonard
    • Narrated by: Ron McLarty
    • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 50

    Ironworker Wayne Colson and his spirited wife Carmen are witnesses to a shakedown scam - witnesses who must be eliminated....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • You can't lose something you don't have.

    • By Darwin8u on 04-24-17

    Regular price: $31.47

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