Sara Paretsky

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Birthday
8, 1947
Birthplace
Ames, IA
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
8, 1947 (age 72)
Birthplace
Ames, IA

About

An American author of detective fiction, she transformed the role of women in crime novels by creating the legendary character of V.I. Warshawski. Her popular mystery titles include Indemnity Only, Deadlock, and Bloodshot.

Before Fame

She studied political science at the University of Kansas.

Trivia

She is a founder of Sisters in Crime, an organization that supports and promotes women in the mystery fiction field.

Family Life

She married Courtenay Wright in 1976; they became parents to three children.

Associated With

She and Martha Grimes are both known for their works of detective fiction.