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Rest in Peace, Elmore Leonard

Elmore Leonard, author of "Get Shorty", "3:10 to Yuma", and "Rum Punch" on which the movie "Jackie Brown" is based, has died at 87. - peoplewhowrite

“After writing almost anonymously [for decades]… I am what you call an overnight success,” Elmore Leonard once said.

Elmore Leonard, author of several titles that inspired film adaptations including Get Shorty, 3:10 to Yuma, Out of Sight, and Rum Punch (on which the movie Jackie Brown is based) has died at 87. He was at work on his 46th novel.

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