Contents 1 Biography 2 Books 2.1 Fiction 2.2 Nonfiction 3 See also 4 Notes 5 References 6 External links

Biography[edit] Buchanan was born in Paterson, New Jersey.[3] She attended Montclair State College.[4] As one of the first female crime journalists in Miami, she wrote for the Miami Beach Daily Sun and The Miami Herald as a general assignment and police beat reporter. She won the 1986 Pulitzer Prize for General News Reporting "for her versatile and consistently excellent police beat reporting."[5] Her book Miami, It's Murder was nominated for an Edgar Award in 1995.[2] Buchanan's autobiographical book The Corpse Had A Familiar Face inspired two TV Movies starring Elizabeth Montgomery The Corpse Had a Familiar Face (1994) and Deadline for Murder: From the Files of Edna Buchanan (1995). Her novel Nobody Lives Forever was made into a TV Movie in 1998. Buchanan was embarrassed in 1990 when she was quoted extensively in the book Blue Thunder: How the Mafia Owned and Finally Murdered Cigarette Boat King Donald Aronow, by Thomas Burdick and Charlene Mitchell. Burdick ... led her to believe that he was seeking only background information, never used a tape recorder or took notes, asked her to hypothesize about people and situations, then quoted her as if she were stating fact. According to Buchanan, she tried to have her name and the quotes removed from the book after she read the galley proofs, but she was told by the publisher that it was too late.[6]

Books[edit] Fiction[edit] Nobody Lives Forever, 1990 Contents under Pressure, 1992 Miami, It's Murder, 1994 Suitable for Framing, 1995 Act of Betrayal, 1996 Naked Came the Manatee (Putnam, 1996), by Buchanan and 12 others[a] Margin of Error, 1997 Pulse, 1998 Garden of Evil: a Britt Montero mystery, 1999 You Only Die Twice, 2001 The Ice Maiden, 2002 Cold Case Squad, 2004 Shadows, 2005 Love Kills: a Britt Montero novel, 2007 Legally Dead, 2008 A Dark and Lonely Place, 2011 Nonfiction[edit] Carr, Five Years of Rape and Murder: from the personal account of Robert Frederick Carr III, 1979 The Corpse Had a Familiar Face: Covering Miami, America's Hottest Beat, 1987 Never Let Them See You Cry: More from Miami, America's Hottest Beat, 1992 Vice: Life and Death on the Streets of Miami, 1992

See also[edit] Crime portal Journalism portal Miami portal Novels portal

Notes[edit] ^ Naked Came the Manatee (Putnam, 1996) is a "mystery thriller parody novel" and a serial novel comprising thirteen chapters by 13 South Florida contributors. Buchanan wrote chapter four.

References[edit] ^ Great Women Mystery Writers, 2nd Ed. by Elizabeth Blakesley Lindsay, 2007, Greenwood Press, ISBN 0-313-33428-5, page 30. ^ a b About Edna Buchanan, Fantastic Fiction. Retrieved December 27, 2008. ^ Edna Buchanan. Biography ( ^ Edna Buchanan. Mystery Authors Online. Archived May 19, 2009, at the Wayback Machine. ^ "General News Reporting". The Pulitzer Prizes. Retrieved October 21, 2009.  ^ Jerry Bledsoe, The Washington Post, January 18, 1991.

External links[edit] Edna Buchanan: The Queen of Crime Edna Buchanan at Library of Congress Authorities, with 25 catalog records Edna Buchanan on IMDb v t e Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting (1985–2000) Thomas Turcol (1985) Edna Buchanan (1986) Akron Beacon Journal (1987) Alabama Journal/Lawrence Eagle-Tribune (1988) Louisville Courier-Journal (1989) San Jose Mercury News (1990) Miami Herald (1991) Newsday (1992) Los Angeles Times (1993) New York Times (1994) Los Angeles Times (1995) Robert D. McFadden (1996) Newsday (1997) Los Angeles Times (1998) Hartford Courant (1999) Denver Post (2000) Complete list (1985–2000) (2001–2025) * From 1985 to 1990: Pulitzer Prize for General News Reporting; From 1991 to 1997: Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Reporting; From 1998 to present: Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting Authority control WorldCat Identities VIAF: 56757907 LCCN: n78082442 ISNI: 0000 0001 1648 7923 SUDOC: 057584788 BNF: cb13341285x (data) NDL: 00463940 Retrieved from "" Categories: 1939 birthsLiving people20th-century American novelists21st-century American novelistsAmerican mystery writersAmerican crime fiction writersAmerican women novelistsNovelists from FloridaMontclair State University alumniWriters from Paterson, New JerseyThe Miami Herald peoplePulitzer Prize winners for journalismWomen mystery writers20th-century American women writers21st-century American women writersNovelists from New JerseyHidden categories: Webarchive template wayback linksPages using div col without cols and colwidth parametersOfficial website different in Wikidata and WikipediaWikipedia articles with VIAF identifiersWikipedia articles with LCCN identifiersWikipedia articles with ISNI identifiersWikipedia articles with BNF identifiers

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