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William Kent Krueger grew up in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon. A former logger, construction worker, freelance journalist, & researcher in childhood development, he is the author of two other acclaimed Cork O'Connor novels, "Iron Lake" & "Boundary Waters". (Publisher Provided) William Kent Krueger was born in Torrington, Wyoming on November 16, 1950. He attended Stanford University for one year before losing his academic scholarship for participation in a takeover of the president's office in protest of what he saw as the University's complicity in weapons production during the Vietnam War. He wrote short stories and sketches for many years. His first novel, Iron Lake, won the Anthony Award for Best First Novel, the Barry Award for Best First Novel, the Minnesota Book Award, and the Loft-McKnight Fiction Award. He writes the Cork O'Connor series. In 2005 and 2006, he won back-to-back Anthony Awards for best novel. Ordinary Grace won the Edgar Award for Best Novel in 2014. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Ordinary Grace… (more)
Ordinary Grace 2,470 copies, 186 reviews
This Tender Land 1,724 copies, 113 reviews
Iron Lake 1,413 copies, 86 reviews
Boundary Waters 803 copies, 53 reviews
Purgatory Ridge 666 copies, 30 reviews
Blood Hollow 617 copies, 23 reviews
Thunder Bay 603 copies, 35 reviews
Copper River 543 copies, 26 reviews
Mercy Falls 519 copies, 27 reviews
Red Knife 504 copies, 22 reviews
Heaven's Keep 457 copies, 23 reviews
Vermilion Drift 456 copies, 25 reviews
Northwest Angle 406 copies, 31 reviews
Windigo Island 396 copies, 23 reviews
Tamarack County 396 copies, 22 reviews
Elevator Pitch 418 copies, 31 reviews
Crimes by Moonlight: Mysteries from the Dark Side (Contributor) 314 copies, 11 reviews
Games Creatures Play (Contributor) 187 copies, 8 reviews
Twin Cities Noir (Contributor) 80 copies, 3 reviews
USA Noir: Best of the Akashic Noir Series (Contributor) 80 copies, 10 reviews
The Best American Mystery Stories 2017 (Contributor) 58 copies, 2 reviews
Odd Partners: An Anthology (Contributor) 48 copies, 3 reviews
Deadly Anniversaries (Contributor) 48 copies, 6 reviews
Nice Girl Does Noir, Volume 1 (Foreword; Foreword) 18 copies, 1 review
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