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UNITED STATES - CIRCA 1990:  A seated and in profile portrait of American novelist Elmore Leonard (b,1925) holding a cigarette and wearing a hat (Photo by Marc Hauser Photography Ltd/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - CIRCA 1990:  A seated and in profile portrait of American novelist Elmore Leonard (b,1925) holding a cigarette and wearing a hat (Photo by Marc Hauser Photography Ltd/Getty Images)

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'Get Shorty' author Elmore Leonard dies

Legendary crime novelist Elmore Leonard, best known for his books "Get Shorty" and "Out of Sight," dies at 87.

'Get Shorty' author Elmore Leonard dies

Legendary crime novelist Elmore Leonard, best known for his books "Get Shorty" and "Out of Sight," dies at 87.