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Sample Autograph Signature:
American hardboiled mystery and science fiction novelist and shortstory writer. Fredric William Brown ( - ) began his career in the mid-s by writing short mystery stories for the major pulps such as Street & Smith Detective Story, Thrilling Detective, and Detective Fiction Weekly while working as a proofreader for the Milwaukee Journal. The first of his hard-boiled novels, The Fabulous Clipjoint, won an Edgar Award. His science fiction and later mystery novels often crossed genres or stretched the boundaries of any given genre.
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