Linda Wolfe

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Linda Wolfe
BornLinda Wolfe
(1932-11-15)November 15, 1932
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
DiedFebruary 22, 2020(2020-02-22) (aged 87)
Manhattan, New York, New York
OccupationAuthor, Book Critic
GenreTrue crime, journalism, criticism, non-fiction
Notable worksWasted: The Preppie Murder, The Professor and the Prostitute

Linda Wolfe (November 15, 1932 – February 22, 2020) was an American journalist, essayist, and fiction writer. She was best known for her award-winning work, Wasted: The Preppie Murder, an investigation of the so-called "rough sex" killer, Robert Chambers.[1] Wolfe was also a book critic and a founding member of the National Book Critics Circle.

Wolfe died of problems caused by bowel surgery at a Manhattan hospital on February 22, 2020 at the age of 87.[2]

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  1. The New York Times, DATE TK.1980
  2. Seelye, Katharine (February 27, 2020). "Linda Wolfe, 87, Dies; Wrote of 'Preppie Murder' and Other Crimes". The New York Times. New York City. Retrieved February 27, 2020.

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