RARA-AVIS: Re: MIA: William Perry

From: jacquesdebierue ( jacquesdebierue@yahoo.com)
Date: 08 Apr 2008

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "johnmarr1" <johnmarr1@...> wrote:
> Tops on my "whatever the hell happened to..." list is William Perry.
> He won an Edgar for his first novel, DEATH OF AN INFORMER in the
> mid '70s. Although not overtly hardboiled, it makes the noir cut with
> its ultra gritty invocation of Times Square at the height of New York's
> nightmare years. He followed it up with a decent paperback original
> (whose title escapes me) about a returning Viet vet. And then?
> Nothing that I've ever heard of.

That's a pretty obscure one... I don't recall ever seeing his books or hearing him mentioned. Could it be a pen name?



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