Spillane

[ spi-leyn ]
/ spɪˈleɪn /

noun

MickeyFrank Morrison,1918–2006, U.S. detective novelist.

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Spillane
/ (spɪˈleɪn) /

noun

Mickey, original name Frank Morrison Spillane . 1918–2006, US detective-story writer, best known for his books featuring the detective Mike Hammer, for example I, the Jury (1947) and The Twisted Thing (1966)
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