Perspectives on Elmore Leonard

Conversations with Authors, Experts and Collaborators

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About the Book

American crime novelist Elmore Leonard (1925–2013) has a voice that is original and immediately recognizable. This collection of original interviews with fellow authors, filmmakers, collaborators and critics covers all things Leonard, from analyses of characterization and dialogue in his writing to his many screen adaptations. What makes Leonard’s work more cinematic than that of other talented contemporaries is his deceptively simplistic method of description that still manages to paint a vivid picture in the reader’s mind. The unique perspectives in this collection discuss many of Leonard’s 44 novels, including those that have been adapted to television and motion pictures like Get Shorty, Out of Sight, and Jackie Brown.

About the Author(s)

Andrew J. Rausch is the author of more than 40 books, a contributor to numerous film publications, and an editor at Diabolique magazine. He lives in Independence, Kansas.

Bibliographic Details

Andrew J. Rausch

Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Pages: 194
Bibliographic Info: bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2022
pISBN: 978-1-4766-8002-6
eISBN: 978-1-4766-4612-1
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Introduction: Elmore Leonard—As American as Jazz 1
Published Works of Elmore Leonard 7
1. Charles Ardai 9
2. Michael Brandt 21
3. Paul Challen 35
4. Max Allan Collins 46
5. S.A. Cosby 55
6. David Geherin 65
7. Cheryl Heuton and Nicolas Falacci 72
8. Davey Holmes 79
9. Jane Jones 87
10. C. Courtney Joyner 95
11. Joe R. Lansdale 107
12. Peter Leonard 115
13. Charles Matthau 125
14. Charles J. Rzepka 132
15. Daniel Schecter 147
16. Charlie Stella 160
17. Graham Yost 166
Index 181