John Ball (Author)

John Ball (Author)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Dudley Ball, writing as John Ball, was an American writer best known for mystery novels involving the African-American police detective Virgil Tibbs. He was introduced in the 1965 In the Heat of the Night where he solves a murder in a racist Southern small town. It won the Edgar Award for Best First Novel from the Mystery Writers of America and was made into an Oscar-winning film of the same name starring Sidney Poitier; the film had two sequels, and spawned a television series several decades later, none of which were based on Ball's later Tibbs storiesshow more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134910546
  • 9786134910545