These mean streets have seen some of the best. Dashiell Hammett. Charles Willeford. And we almost had Elmore Leonard, too, according to a new interview.
Of his life in the Detroit area, Elmore said, “There’s no reason to move. I thought about going to San Francisco in the ’70s, but then I realized that I’d have to learn all the streets, how to get around and all that. It wasn’t worth it.”