Library of Congress

National Book Festival

Kinky Friedman is a former songwriter and country music performer turned mystery writer. The main character in his mysteries is a retired country music performer turned detective. His most recent book is "Steppin' on a Rainbow" (HarperCollins, 2001), and a forthcoming book is "Kinky Friedman's Guide to Texas Etiquette" (Cliff Street Books). Friedman also writes a regular column for "Texas Monthly" magazine.

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Kinky Friedman