SHAMUS AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR Rodman Philbrick
grew up on the New England coast, where he worked as a longshoreman and boat builder. For many years he wrote thrillers, mysteries and detective novels. The Private Eye Writers of America nominated two of his T.D. Stash
series as best detective novel, and then selected Philbrick's Brothers & Sinners
as Best Novel
in 1993. Philbrick’s Freak the Mighty
was the basis of a Golden Globe-nominated Sharon Stone movie titled simply The Mighty
, released in 1998.