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Full Name: Dorothy Uhnak
(1930-2006) Novelist. Dorothy Uhnak was born in the Bronx, New York, and died in Greenport, New York. She lived in Shelter Island, New York, and was the author of crime novels and had served several years as a detective for the New York City Transit Authority.
Author's Timeline:
1930 Bronx County
Dorothy Uhnak was born Dorothy Goldstein in the Bronx, New York, on April 24, 1930. 
2006 Suffolk County
Ms. Uhnak lived in Shelter Island, New York, at the time of her death. 
1953 (Unknown) County
Ms. Uhnak served as a detective from 1953 until 1967 for the New York City Transit Authority. 
2006 Suffolk County
Dorothy Uhnak died in Greenport, New York, on July 8, 2006. 
1993 Bronx County
The Ryer Avenue Story
(Pub: St. Martin's Press ISBN: 0312088884 / 978-0312088880 )
Novel based in the neighborhood where Ms. Uhnak grew up. 
1973 (Unknown) County
Law And Order
(Pub: Simon & Schuster ISBN: 0671215051 / 978-0671215057 )
1968 (Unknown) County
The Bait
(Pub: Simon & Schuster ISBN: 0671065319 / 978-0671065317 )
Ms. Uhnak's first novel. Winner of the Edgar Award as the best first mystery novel of 1968. 
1969 (Unknown) County
The Witness
(Pub: Simon & Schuster ISBN: 0671201921 / 978-0671201920 )
1971 (Unknown) County
The Ledger
(Pub: London : Hodder and Stoughton ISBN: 0340148845 / 978-0340148846 )
1977 (Unknown) County
The Investigation
(Pub: Simon & Schuster ISBN: 0671226177 / 978-0671226176 )
1967 New York County
Ms. Uhnak left the police force in 1967 in order to complete her education at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. 
1965 (Unknown) County
(Pub: McFadden Books ISBN: )
1986 (Unknown) County
(Pub: Simon & Schuster ISBN: 0671452371 / 978-0671452377 )
1981 (Unknown) County
False Witness
(Pub: Simon & Schuster ISBN: 067123076X / 978-0671230760 )
1997 (Unknown) County
Codes of Betrayal
(Pub: St. Martin's Press ISBN: 0312155824 / 978-0312155827 )
1950 New York County
Ms. Uhnak attended City College of New York in around 1950. 

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