Awards & Winners

1976 Edgar Award

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1976 Edgar Awards

Edgar Award for Best Novel

Brian Garfield

Honored for : Hopscotch

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Nominee Nominated Work
Brian Garfield Hopscotch
Gerald Seymour Harry's Game
Maggie Rennert Operation Alcestic
Marvin Albert The Gargoyle Conspiracy
Ross Thomas The Money Harvest
Edgar Grand Master Award
Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American Author

Rex Burns

Honored for : The Alvarez Journal

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Nominee Nominated Work
Rex Burns The Alvarez Journal
Thomas Klop Harmattan
Lynn Meyer Paperback Thriller
A.J. Russell The Devalino Caper
Max Crawford Waltz Across Texas
Edgar Award for Best Juvenile

Robert C. O'Brien

Honored for : Z for Zachariah

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Nominee Nominated Work
Robert C. O'Brien Z for Zachariah
Richard Scarry Great Steamboat Mystery
Edward Irving Wortis No More Magic
Ellen Raskin The Tattooed Potato and Other Clues
Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original

John Feegel

Honored for : Autopsy

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Nominee Nominated Work
John Feegel Autopsy
Jacqueline Park Charlie's Back in Town
David Vowell The Assassinator
Martin Cruz Smith The Midas Coffin
Milt Machlin The Set Up
Robin Moore The Set Up
Edgar Award for Best Short Story

Jesse Hill Ford

Honored for : The Jail
(Playboy Volume: March 1975)

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Nominee Nominated Work
Jesse Hill Ford The Jail
Playboy Volume: March '75
Joyce Harrington Night Crawlers
Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine Volume: January '75
Dorothy Salisbury Davis Old Friends
Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine Volume: September, '75
Ruth Rendell The Fall of the Coin
Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine Volume: June '75
Jack Ritchie The Many-Flavored Crime
Mystery Digest Magazine Volume: December '75
Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime

Tom Wicker

Honored for : A Time to Die

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Nominee Nominated Work
Tom Wicker A Time to Die
Gene Miller Invitation to a Lynching
Isser Harel The House on Garibaldi Street
Edgar Award for Best Television Episode Teleplay

Joe Gores

Honored for : No Immunity for Murder
(Series: Kojak)

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Nominee Nominated Work
Joe Gores No Immunity for Murder
Series: Kojak
Robert Foster Murder Comes in Little Pills
Series: Kate McShane
Milt Rosen Murder Comes in Little Pills
Series: Kate McShane
Leonard Katzman The Mark of Cain
Series: Petrocelli
Edgar Awards for Best Television Feature/Mini-Series Teleplay

William Bast

Honored for : The Legend of Lizzie Borden

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Nominee Nominated Work
William Bast The Legend of Lizzie Borden
Harold Gast Guilty or Innocent: The Sam Sheppard Murder Case
Fay Kanin Hustling
Edgar Award for Best Motion Picture Screenplay

David Rayfiel, Lorenzo Semple Jr.

Honored for : Three Days of the Condor

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Nominee Nominated Work
David Rayfiel Three Days of the Condor
Lorenzo Semple Jr. Three Days of the Condor
Roy Moore Black Christmas
David Zelag Goodman Farewell, My Lovely
Walter Hill The Drowning Pool
Lorenzo Semple Jr. The Drowning Pool
Tracy Keenan Wynn The Drowning Pool
Special Edgars Award

Jorge Luis Borges

(for distinguished contribution to the mystery genre)
Special Edgars Award

Donald J. Sobol

Honored for : Encyclopedia Brown books
Raven Award

Eddie Lawrence

(Comment: Reader of the Year)
Raven Award

Leo Margolies

(Comment: editor)