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"The Corpse Had a Familiar Face" is an account of some of the author's experiences as the top "Miami Herald" crime reporter over a period of 17 years. She describes the murders, rapes, drug deals, kidnappings and over 5,000 corpses she has investigated and reported. She also writes about her relations with criminals and the police. In 1980 the author's exposure of the murder of Arthur McDuffie by the police sparked the Miami riots. In 1986 she won the Pulitzer prize for her news reporting.
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Edna Buchanan worked the Miami Herald police beat for eighteen years , during which she covered five thousand violent deaths, three thousand of them homicides and won scores of awards, including the Pulitzer Prize and the George Polk Award for Career Achievement in Journalism.. Edna attracted international acclaim for her classic true-crime memoirs, The Corpse Has a Familiar Face and Never Let Them See You Cry. Her first novel of suspense, Nobody Lives Forever, was nominated for an Edgar Award.
She brings an exotic and steamy Miami to vivid life in all of her novels. Edna captures both the heartbeat and the hot breath of this restless, dynamic, and mercurial city. In addition to eighteen books, she has written numerous short stories, articles, essays and book reviews. She lives in Miami with her husband, two dogs, and too many cats.
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