Elmore Leonard has written thirty-four novels, including such bestsellers as "Cuba Libre, Out of Sight, Riding the Rap, Pronto, Rum Punch, Maximum Bob, and "Glitz. Many of his books have been made into movies and he has written numerous screenplays. His next book, "Be Cool, a sequel to "Get Shorty, will be published by Delacorte Press next year. He lives with his wife, Christine, in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. "From the Trade Paperback edition.