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Elmore Leonard

The Classic Crime Novels: A Library of America Boxed Set

Elmore Leonard, Gregg Sutter (Editor)

Boxed Set

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The Library of America presents the definitive edition of an American master of crime fiction: twelve modern classics in a deluxe three-volume collector’s boxed set. This is Elmore Leonard at his unbeatable best.


Four Novels of the 1970s (Library of America volume #255)  
Fifty-Two Pickup
Unknown Man No. 89
The Switch

Four Novels of the 1980s (Library of America volume #267)
City Primeval
Freaky Deaky

Four Later Novels (Library of America volume #280)
Get Shorty
Rum Punch
Out of Sight
Tishomingo Blues

LIBRARY OF AMERICA is an independent nonprofit cultural organization founded in 1979 to preserve our nation’s literary heritage by publishing, and keeping permanently in print, America’s best and most significant writing. The Library of America series includes more than 300 volumes to date, authoritative editions that average 1,000 pages in length, feature cloth covers, sewn bindings, and ribbon markers, and are printed on premium acid-free paper that will last for centuries.

Library of America, 9781598535518, 2795pp.

Publication Date: September 12, 2017

About the Author

Elmore Leonard (1925-2013) was the author or more than fifty novels, including westerns and crime and suspense thrillers, many of which have been adapted for the screen. In 2012, he was awarded the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.

The editor of this volume, Detroit native Gregg Sutter first met Elmore Leonard in 1979 and began working for him in 1981. He is currently at work on a biography of Leonard, from his unique perspective as his full-time researcher for more than thirty years.