Pete Dexter

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Pete Dexter is the author of the National Book Award-winning novel Paris Trout and six other novels which won several prizes such as the Penn West Award for Best Novel of the Year and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.

He has been a columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News and the Sacramento Bee, and has contributed to many magazines, including Esquire, Sports Illustrated, and Playboy. His screenplays include Rush and Mulholland Falls.