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Ed McBain is the first American to receive the Diamond Dagger, the British Crime Writers Association's highest award. He also holds the Mystery Writers of America's prestigious Grand Master Award. His most recent 87th Precinct novel was Money, Money, Money. Under his own name -- Evan Hunter -- he has enjoyed a writing career that has spanned almost five decades, from his first novel, The Blackboard Jungle, in 1954, to the screenplay for Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds to The Moment She Was Gone, his most recent novel.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: 87th Precinct (Imaginary place) Fiction, Police United States Fiction