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An interview with Patricia Cornwell
Charlie Rose, Tuesday, September 6, 1994
Patricia Cornwell

Crime novelist Patricia Cornwell talks about her writing process, her literary influences, and her book (timspalding)

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Her first crime novel, Postmortem, was published by Scribner’s in 1990. Initially rejected by seven major publishing houses, it became the first novel to win the Edgar, Creasey, Anthony, and Macavity awards as well as the French Prix du Roman d’Aventure in a single year. In Postmortem, Cornwell introduced Dr. Kay Scarpetta as the intrepid Chief Medical Examiner of the Commonwealth of Virginia. In 1999, Dr. Scarpetta herself won the Sherlock Award for best detective created by an American author
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