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us: Persson, Leif G. W.


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  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1945
    • Associated Locale

        Sweden
  • Sources

    • found: His Direktobservation av brott, 1975.
    • found: Info. converted from 678, 2012-10-02 (b. 1945)
    • found: Free falling, as if in a dream, 2013: ECIP t.p. (Leif GW Persson) data view ("LEIF GW PERSSON has chronicled the political and social development of modern Swedish society in his award-winning novels for more than three decades. Persson has served as an adviser to the Swedish Ministry of Justice and is Sweden's most renowned psychological profiler . . . is a professor at Sweden's National Police Board and is considered the country's foremost expert on crime.")
    • found: The dying detective, 2017: ECIP t.p. (Leif G.W. Persson) data view (Leif GW Persson is Scandinavia's most renowned criminologist and a leading psychological profiler. He has also served as an advisor to the Swedish Ministry of Justice. Since 1991, he has held the position of Professor at the National Swedish Police Board and is regularly consulted as the country's foremost expert on crime. He is the author of ten bestselling crime novels, including The Dying Detective, which won both the Swedish Academy of Crime Writers' Award for Best Crime Novel of 2010 and the Glass Key for Best Scandinavian Crime Novel of 2010. During his career, Persson has been the recipient of many other prestigious awards, including the Piraten Award, the Swedish Academy of Crime Writers' Award (which he has won three times), the Finnish Whodunnit Society's Annual Award for Excellence in Foreign Crime Writing, the Petrona Award for Best Scandinavian Crime Novel, and the Danish Academy of Crime Writers' Palle Rosenkrantz Prize)
  • LC Classification

    • PT9876.26.E7225
  • Change Notes

    • 1981-12-24: new
    • 2016-07-08: revised
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