Lorenzo Carcaterra

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Lorenzo Carcaterra
Born (1954-10-16) October 16, 1954 (age 62)
Hell's Kitchen, New York City, USA
Nationality American
Occupation Blogger, journalist
Children 2

Lorenzo Carcaterra (born October 16, 1954, in Hell's Kitchen, New York) is an American writer. Hell's Kitchen is the setting for his most famous book, Sleepers, which was adapted as a 1996 film of the same name; in April 2009, he joined True/Slant as a blogger.


He became a journalist by 1980 when his first articles begin to appear in various newspapers. Carcaterra has two children; he is a widower.[1]

Published works[edit]


  • A Safe Place (1993)
  • Sleepers (1995)
  • Apaches (1997)
  • Gangster (2001)
  • Street Boys (2002)
  • Paradise City (2004)
  • Chasers (2007)
  • Midnight Angels (2010)
  • The Wolf (2014)



  1. ^ a b Lorenzo Carcaterra, "Love Story", National Geographic Traveler, June/July 2015.

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