Awards & Winners

1977 Edgar Award

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1977 Edgar Awards

Edgar Award for Best Novel

Robert B. Parker

Honored for : Promised Land

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Nominee Nominated Work
Robert B. Parker Promised Land
Richard Neely Madness of the Heart
Thomas Gifford The Cavanaugh Quest
Gerald Seymour The Glory Boys
Trevanian The Main
Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American Author

James Patterson

Honored for : The Thomas Berryman Number

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Nominee Nominated Work
James Patterson The Thomas Berryman Number
Marie R. Reno Final Proof
Steve Knickmeyer Straight
Janice Law The Big Payoff
Alan Furst Your Day in the Barrel
Edgar Award for Best Juvenile

Richard Peck

Honored for : Are You in the House Alone?

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Nominee Nominated Work
Richard Peck Are You in the House Alone?
Brian Patten Mr. Moon's Last Case
Berthe Amoss The Chalk Cross
Katherine Paterson The Master Puppeteer
Molly Bang Wiley and the Hairy Man
Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original

Gregory Mcdonald

Honored for : Confess, Fletch

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Nominee Nominated Work
Gregory Mcdonald Confess, Fletch
R. R Irvine Freeze Frame
Daniel Da Cruz The Captive City
Kenn Davis The Dark Side
John Stanley The Dark Side
Donald Hamilton The Retaliators
Edgar Award for Best Short Story

Etta Revesz

Honored for : Like a Terrible Scream

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Nominee Nominated Work
Etta Revesz Like a Terrible Scream
Avram Davidson Crazy Old Lady
Barbara Callahan Lavender Lady
Jack Ritchie Nobody Tells Me Anything
Ruth Rendell People Don't Do Such Things
Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime

Thomas Thompson

Honored for : Blood and Money

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Nominee Nominated Work
Margaret Barnes Murder in Coweta County
Edward Keyes The Michigan Murders
Thomas Thompson Blood and Money
Edgar Award for Best Critical/Biographical

Marvin Lachman, Otto Penzler, Chris Steinbrunner, Charles Shibuk

Honored for : Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection

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Nominee Nominated Work
Marvin Lachman Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection
Otto Penzler Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection
Charles Shibuk Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection
Chris Steinbrunner Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection
Derrick Murdoch The Agatha Christie Mystery
Gavin Lambert The Dangerous Edge
Frank MacShane The Life of Raymond Chandler
John Ball The Mystery Story
Edgar Award for Best Television Episode Teleplay

James Johnson Sweeney

Honored for : Requiem for Murder

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Nominee Nominated Work
James Johnson Sweeney Requiem for Murder
Norman Hudis Dear Tony
David Chase The Oracle Wore a Cashmere Suit
Edgar Award for Best Motion Picture Screenplay

Ernest Lehman

Honored for : Family Plot

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Nominee Nominated Work
Ernest Lehman Family Plot
Lawrence D. Cohen Carrie
William Goldman Marathon Man
David Seltzer The Omen
Edgar Awards for Best Television Feature/Mini-Series Teleplay

J.P. Miller

Honored for : Helter Skelter

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Nominee Nominated Work
J.P. Miller Helter Skelter
E. Jack Neuman Law and Order
Peter Stone One of My Wives is Missing
Alvin Sapinsley Sherlock Holmes in New York