How to pronounce Peter Maas: marse (rhymes with farce)
Peter Maas was an American journalist and author, born in New York City. He has written over a dozen novels, including New York Times bestseller, Underboss.
He was the biographer of Frank Serpico, a New York City Police officer who testified against police corruption. His other notable bestsellers include The Valachi Papers, which told the story of Mafia turncoat Joseph Valachi, Manhunt, and In a Child's Name.
He received the 1991 Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime book. He died in August 2001.
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