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Author John Katzenbach John Katzenbach's previous novels include two Edgar nominees, In the Heat of the Summer, adapted for the screen as The Mean Season, and The Shadow Man, as well as the New York Times bestseller The Traveler, Day of Reckoning, Just Cause, which was made into a movie by Warner Brothers, and State of Mind.

He has been a criminal court reporter for The Miami Herald and Miami News and a feature write for the Herald's Tropic magazine. His work has appeared in many other newspapers, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Katzenbach takes pride in having established new standards for academic and disciplinary restrictions and probation during his years at The Phillips Exeter Academy. He takes even greater credit for helping to create the school's 9th Rule. That is, when he arrived, there were eight existing rules that could get you kicked out. He, along with two others got busted by school authorities engaging in a practice that was clearly a violation of something _ although, at that time, there wasn't a clear-cut and well-defined rule against it. Suffice it to say it had something to do with significantly altered mental states. So, without the necessary rule to give school officials the sort of petty quasi-legal support they needed _ they couldn't kick him and his friends out. This might have been his first lesson in unintended irony.

He graduated and went on to Bard College in the late 60's. He later took a job on the night city desk of the Trenton Times in Trenton, New Jersey for three years, covering everything from town meetings concerned with leash laws to bloody prison riots, mental hospitals to murders until an unfortunate falling out with an editor resulted in him being summarily fired. Despite numerous Page One stories, the editor informed him: The only thing you are capable of writing is the weather ear. That's the little forecast that adorns the upper right hand corner on the front page _ Cloudy Today, Sunny Tomorrow. Katzenbach has successfully proven that particular editor to be mistaken.

He went on to the Miami News, where he covered crime and punishment, won awards and gained notoriety for his reporting. After that, he quit to write his first novel, In The Heat of the Summer, which became a bestseller published in nearly 20 countries and was made into the movie The Mean Season. He returned to the Miami Herald, where he also covered crime and punishment with similar distinction. "It was, parenthetically, a wonderful time to be a reporter in Miami. Everything that could go wrong did. Everything that could be bizarre was. And everything that might be outrageous, well, outraged".

He followed up his novel with his only non-fiction book, First Born. After that, he devoted himself to fiction. Two of his other books have been filmed _ Just Cause and Hart's War. Katzenbach finally left newspapers in 1987 after publishing the New York Times bestseller The Traveler _ a favorite of thriller buffs worldwide and the occasional serial killer.

Katzenbach has been published all over the world and has received many awards. Although no longer a reporter, he still longs for the wonderful sensation of excitement that accompanies pursuing a big story. Now lives in Western Massachusetts, an incredibly reasonable place except in the winter. He is married to the writer/journalist/professor Madeleine Blais, whom he met in Trenton.

Day of Reckoning
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The Traveler
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Hart's War
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Signed Hart's War by John Katzenbach

Just Cause
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Madman's Tale
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The Wrong Man
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Analyst, The | Katzenbach, John | Signed First Edition Book Katzenbach, John | Analyst, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2002 NY: Ballantine  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Day of Reckoning | Katzenbach, John | Signed First Edition Book Katzenbach, John | Day of Reckoning | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1989 NY: Putnam  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Day of Reckoning | Katzenbach, John | Signed First Edition Book Katzenbach, John | Day of Reckoning | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1989 NY: Putnam  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Hart's War | Katzenbach, John | Book - Advance Reading Copy Katzenbach, John | Hart's War | Book - Advance Reading Copy

Advance Reading Copy 1999 NY: Ballantine Advance reading copy, mint, new/unread in flawless pictorial wraps.

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Hart's War | Katzenbach, John | Signed First Edition Book Katzenbach, John | Hart's War | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1999 NY: Ballantine  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Just Cause | Katzenbach, John | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy Katzenbach, John | Just Cause | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

Signed Advance Reading Copy.  1992 NY: Penguin  Advance reading copy proof, mint, new/unread in plain wraps, signed by the author.

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Just Cause | Katzenbach, John | Signed First Edition Book Katzenbach, John | Just Cause | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 1992 NY: Putnam First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Just Cause | Katzenbach, John | Signed First Edition UK Book Katzenbach, John | Just Cause | Signed First Edition UK Copy

Author Signed UK Hardcover Book.  1992 LON: Little, Brown & Co.  First UK edition, first printing, mint/new unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Madman's Tale, The | Katzenbach, John | Signed First Edition Book Katzenbach, John | Madman's Tale, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2004 NY: Ballantine  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Madman's Tale, The | Katzenbach, John | Signed First Edition Book Katzenbach, John | Madman's Tale, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2004 NY: Ballantine  First edition, first printing, near-fine (edge damage to several rear pages) in a fine dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Red 1-2-3 | Katzenbach, John | Signed First Edition Book Katzenbach, John | Red 1-2-3 | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. January 2014 NY: Grove/Atlantic First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Shadow Man, The | Katzenbach, John | Book - Advance Reading Copy Katzenbach, John | Shadow Man, The | Book - Advance Reading Copy

Advance Reading Copy 1995 NY: Ballantine Advance reading copy, mint, new/unread in flawless pictorial wraps.

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Shadow Man, The | Katzenbach, John | Signed First Edition Book Katzenbach, John | Shadow Man, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 1995 NY: Ballantine Books First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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State of Mind | Katzenbach, John | Book - Advance Reading Copy Katzenbach, John | State of Mind | Book - Advance Reading Copy

Advance Reading Copy 1997 NY: Ballantine Advance reading copy, mint, new/unread in flawless pictorial wraps.

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State of Mind | Katzenbach, John | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy Katzenbach, John | State of Mind | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

Signed Advance Reading Copy.  1997 NY: Ballantine Advance reading copy proof, mint, new/unread in plain wraps, signed by the author.

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State of Mind | Katzenbach, John | Signed First Edition Book Katzenbach, John | State of Mind | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book  1997 NY: Random House  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Madman's Tale, The | Katzenbach, John | Signed First Edition Book Katzenbach, John | What Comes Next | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2012 NY: Grove Atlantic  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Wrong Man, The | Katzenbach, John | Signed First Edition Book Katzenbach, John | Wrong Man, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2006 NY:  Random House.  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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