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CCC #48: Robert Ward

Robert Ward

"Back Star Canyon"

Robert Ward began winning literary prizes in his senior year at Towson University.

Considered a classic that remains critically relevant, Ward’s book Red Baker, the Best American Novel 1985, has been favorably compared to The Grapes of Wrath and The Great Gatsby. His noir thriller, Four Kinds of Rain, received a nomination for the Hammet Prize in 2006. This year Ward will publish two books, the novel The Best, Bad Dream with Grove/Atlantic, and a collection of his best magazine pieces titled Renegades, from Tyrus Books. In addition, all of Ward’s back list in now available in ebook and trade paperback from Tyrus Books.

Author, journalist, screenwriter, husband and father, Ward’s full biography can be found on his website, Robert Ward has authored a dozen books and a plethora of articles. He also wrote and co-produced TV’s award-winning Hill Street Blues.

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Narrated by Robert Smales.

CrimeCityCentral #48 podcast June 10th 2013 - 50 minutes

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