Aaron Elkins

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Birthday
24, 1935
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
24, 1935 (age 83)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

An American mystery writer, he is especially known for his novels featuring forensic anthropologist Gideon Oliver, "The Skeleton Detective." His novel, Old Bones, received the 1988 Edgar Award.

Before Fame

Prior to becoming a writer, he had a career as a government employee and business, anthropology, and psychology consultant.

Trivia

He started his first novel at the age of forty-four.

Family Life

He was born in New York City. He and his wife Charlotte had two children together.

Associated With

He received the 1988 Edgar Award, which is named after Edgar Allan Poe.