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May, Peter, 1951-

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        (naf) Glasgow (Scotland)
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        (naf) France
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    • found: His The man with no face, 1981:t.p. (Peter May)
    • found: Tel. call to pub. 11/26/80(Peter May, b. 12/20/51, Glasgow, Scot.)
    • found: The killing room, 2000:t.p. (Peter May)
    • found: His The fourth sacrifice, 2007:CIP t.p. (Peter May) pub. info. (was a journalist before becoming a TV screen writer and creating 3 major TV series--The standard, Squadron, and the Gaelic-language drama serial, Machair; lives in rural Argyll, Scotland and in France; [author of]: Firemaker)
    • found:, viewed on 03-11-2016:(Peter May; Is the multi award-winning author of the internationally bestselling Lewis Trilogy, set in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland; the China Thrillers, featuring Beijing detective Li Yan and American forensic pathologist Margaret Campbell; and the critically acclaimed Enzo Files, featuring Scottish forensic scientist Enzo MacLeod, set in France. Entry Island won both the Deanston Scottish Crime Novel of the Year and the ITV Crime Thriller Best Read of the Year. One of Scotland's most prolific television dramatists, he garnered more than a thousand credits in fifteen years as scriptwriter and script editor on prime-time British television drama. He is the creator of three major television drama series and presided over two of the highest-rated serials in his homeland before quitting television to concentrate on his first love, writing novels. May lives in France with his wife, the writer Janice Hally)
    • found: His The blackhouse, 2011:t.p. (Peter May) p. before t.p. (About the author: An award winning journalist at twenty-one in his native Scotland, Peter May left newspapers for television and screenwriting, creating three prime-time British drama series, and accruing more than 1,000 televisioin credits before moving to France to concentrate on writing novels)
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    • PR6063.A884
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    • 1981-01-13: new
    • 2017-03-25: revised
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