Elwood Reid

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Elwood Reid
Elwood Reid 2014.jpg
College Michigan
Conference Big Ten
Sport Football
Position DT
Jersey # 59
Career 1985–present
Height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight 232 lb (105 kg)
Nationality USA
Born (1966-12-19) December 19, 1966 (age 50)
High school Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School,
Cleveland, Ohio

Brian "Elwood" Reid (born December 19, 1966) is an American novelist, television and short-story writer.

Early life[edit]

Reid was born in Cleveland, Ohio in a working-class area.[1]

College[edit]

Reid played college football for the Michigan Wolverines from 1985-1986[2] on a football scholarship.[3]

Personal life[edit]

When American novelist Elmore Leonard died in August, 2013, Reid, who considered Leonard to be a major influence, extended condolences to Leonard on Twitter and praised him as being "one of the greats".[4]

Novels[edit]

Short story collections[edit]

  • What Salmon Know (Doubleday, 1999)[8]

Television shows[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reid, Elwood". Encyclopedia.com. Retrieved 22 February 2017. 
  2. ^ "UM Football Roster Search". Retrieved 22 February 2017. 
  3. ^ "Elwood Reid - After the jump". Retrieved 22 February 2017. 
  4. ^ https://twitter.com/elrudest/status/369826355182985216
  5. ^ Kirkus Reviews
  6. ^ Miles, Jonathan (15 October 2000). "Books in Brief: Fiction". The New York Times. p. 23. Retrieved 24 June 2011. 
  7. ^ The Huffington Post
  8. ^ Publisher's Weekly

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