Ed Lacy

Ed Lacy (August 25, 1911 - January 7, 1968), born Leonard "Len" S. Zinberg, was an American writer of crime and detective fiction. Lacy, who was white, is credited with creating "the first credible African-American PI" character in fiction, Toussaint "Touie" Marcus Moore. Room to Swing, his 1957 novel that introduced Touie Moore, received the 1958 Edgar Award for Best Novel. Lacy was born in New Y... Read more at Wikipedia

Date of Birth: 25-Aug-1911

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, United States of America

Date of Death: 07-Jan-1968

Profession: Writer, Novelist

Nationality: United States of America

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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