Born: July 23, 1888
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
Died: March 26, 1959
Occupation: Author and Screenwriter
Profile: Regarded as the founder of the hard-boiled detective novel.
Number of Quotes: 1
Crime isn't a disease, it's a symptom. Cops are like a doctor that gives you aspirin for a brain tumour.