About the Author
Gregory Mcdonald (1937—2008) was an American mystery writer best known for his creation of the character Irwin Maurice Fletcher, an investigative reporter who went by the nickname "Fletch" and inspired a series of the same name. Two of the Fletch books earned Edgar Awards from the Mystery Writers of America. And two of them were adapted into films starring Chevy Chase. Mcdonald’s 1991 novel The Brave was also adapted into a movie starring Johnny Depp and Marlon Brando.