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Dolores Hitchens

1907 - 1973

Julia Clara Catharine Dolores Birk Olsen Hitchens was born in San Antonio, Texas. She worked as a nurse and as a teacher before she started her writing career. She wrote a large number of lightweight mysteries, mostly in the cozy tradition, but she also wrote a pair of hardboiled mysteries featuring a private eye named Jim Sader, books squarely in the Chandlerite tradition. Her first book, A Clue in the Clay, was published in 1938. She produced almost 50 books over the course of her career.

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May 18, 2017 Edited by Clean Up Bot merge authors
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December 18, 2008 Edited by caf21 Added pseudonyms, added full name, added fuller name, added wikipedia link, added bio, added photo
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