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Larry Beinhart is an American author. He is best known as the author of the political and detective novel American Hero, which was adapted for the political-parody film Wag the Dog. Directed by Barry Levinson, it starred Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Anne Heche, William Macy, Kirsten Dunst, Woody Harrelson, and Willie Nelson.The New Yorker called the novel "a tour de force of satirical fiction."

Beinhart is a Fulbright Fellow. He's won the Edgar Award, the Gold Dagger, the Grand Prix de Littérature Policière, and been shortlisted for the Edgar two more times, and for the Shamus Award.

"Salvation Boulevard," his most recent novel, is currently in production with Pierce Brosnan, Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Connelly, Marisa Tomei, Isabelle Fuhrman, Ed Harris, and Jim Gaffigan. The director is George Ratliff, the producer is Cathy Schulman. It is scheduled for a 2011 release.

The tag-line for the novel is, "The corpse is an atheist professor, the suspect is an Islamic foreign student, the defense attorney is a Jewish lawyer, the investigator is a born-again Christian - the mystery is God." It is a serious study of religion, faith, and the classic questions of philosophy wrapped inside a comic thriller.

Beinhart also writes screenplays, most recently an adaptation of his own novel, "The Librarian." (“Think John Grishom meets Jon Stewart.” Rolling Stone.)

His non-fiction books are:"Fog Facts: Searching for Truth in the Land of Spin," Nation books. Robert McChesney called it, "The media book against which all others will be measured.”"How To Write A Mystery,"1997 Ballantine Books “The best genre specific book on writing we’ve seen.” Denver PostHe's had op-ed pieces and articles in the Esquire, New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Baltimore Sun, Newsday, Huffingtonpost, Alternet, Buzzflash, Common Dreams, and others.He writes a monthly column on politics for Chronogram.

No One Rides for Free (1986) received the 1987 Edgar Award for Best First Novel."Foreign Exchange," was listed on the NY Times Notable Books of Year

Beinhart spent two years in Oxford, England, where he was a Raymond Chandler Fulbright Fellow in Detective and Crime Fiction Writing at Wadham College. An avid skier and sometime instructor at Hunter Mountain in New York State, Beinhart spent one winter in St Anton, Austria researching Foreign Exchange and parts of several winters instructing in Les Trois Vallées, France.

He currently resides in Woodstock, New York with his wife and two children.

He is represented by Richard Pine, Inkwell Management, New York.

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Total Books: 41
Evangile Du Billet Vert 1
2012 - Evangile Du Billet Vert 1 [Folio Policier - French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782070446308
ISBN-10: 2070446301
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Salvation Boulevard movie tie-in A Novel
Salvation Boulevard
2010 - Salvation Boulevard [EasyRead Large Edition] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781458766731
ISBN-10: 145876673X
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Salvation Boulevard
2008 - Salvation Boulevard (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781568584119
ISBN-10: 1568584113
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
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The Librarian
2006 - The Librarian (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781597223058
ISBN-10: 1597223050
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Fog Facts Searching for Truth in the Land of Spin
2006 - Fog Facts Searching for Truth in the Land of Spin (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781560258865
ISBN-10: 1560258861
Genre: Nonfiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Fog Facts  Searching for Truth in the Land of Spin
2005 - Fog Facts Searching for Truth in the Land of Spin [Nation Books] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781560257677
ISBN-10: 1560257679
Genre: Nonfiction
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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Wag the Dog
2004 - Wag the Dog (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781560256632
ISBN-10: 156025663X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1

The Librarian
2004 - The Librarian (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781560256366
ISBN-10: 1560256362
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 11

Reality show
2003 - Reality Show [French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782070303892
ISBN-10: 2070303896
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American Hero
2003 - American Hero (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783462033243
ISBN-10: 3462033247
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Crime - Kriminalromane und Thriller schreiben
2003 - Crime - Kriminalromane Und Thriller Schreiben (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783932909504
ISBN-10: 393290950X
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How to Write a Mystery
1996 - How to Write a Mystery (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780345397584
ISBN-10: 0345397584
Genre: Reference
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 4

American Hero
1994 - American Hero (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780345366634
ISBN-10: 0345366638
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 7

American Hero
1993 - American Hero (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780679472766
ISBN-10: 0679472762
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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No One Rides for Free
1993 - No One Rides for Free (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780345372949
ISBN-10: 0345372948
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 2.9/5 Stars.
 7

Foreign Exchange A Novel of Suspense
1992 - Foreign Exchange a Novel of Suspense (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780099951902
ISBN-10: 0099951908
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Foreign Exchange
1992 - Foreign Exchange (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780345366658
ISBN-10: 0345366654
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
 1

Foreign Exchange
1991 - Foreign Exchange (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780517577264
ISBN-10: 0517577267
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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You Get What You Pay for
1990 - You Get What You Pay For (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780712630610
ISBN-10: 0712630619
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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No One Rides for Free
No One Rides for Free [Avon Novel] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780380702831
ISBN-10: 0380702835
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Parte De Guerra [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)