Quotes by Elmore Leonard

About Elmore Leonard:


Elmore John Leonard, Jr. was an American novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter. His earliest novels, published in the 1950s, were Westerns, but Leonard went on to specialize in crime fiction and suspense thrillers, many of which have been adapted into motion pictures.

Author Bio


  • NameElmore Leonard
  • DescriptionAmerican novelist and screenwriter
  • AliasesDutch Leonard
  • BornOctober 11, 1925
  • DiedAugust 20, 2013
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionScreenwriter; Writer; Novelist
  • WorksRaylan Givens
  • AwardsEdgar Award