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Edna Buchanan

Edna Buchanan commanded Miami's police beat for eighteen years. She reported more than 5,000 violent deaths, 3,000 of them murders. She also covered kidnappings, riots, fatal fires, major plane crashes and other disasters. She won international acclaim for her classic true crime memoir The Corpse Had a Familiar Name, and has received praise for her everlasting Britt Montero series.