Nunn, Kem

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Soft-spoken California noir novelist; author of Tapping the Source (1984) and The Dogs of Winter (1997), both gloomy but well-crafted books set in the surfing world, each with a memorable cast of gangsters, hustlers, rogues, and murderers carefully lifted, as the Los Angeles Times put it, "from the Boschian hothouse of Nunn's imagination." Nunn was born (1948) and raised in Pomona, and began sur...

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