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Peter Maas: Quiz


Question 1: He was the biographer of ________, a New York City Police officer who testified against police corruption.
Williamsburg, BrooklynWhitman KnappBrooklynFrank Serpico

Question 2: He was born in New York City and attended ________.
Duke UniversitySouthern Methodist UniversitySyracuse UniversityNorthwestern University

Question 3: Peter Maas (June 27, 1929 – August 23, 2001) was an American journalist and ________.
AuthorCopy (written)EditingProofreading

Question 4: The Valachi Papers, which told the story of ________ turncoat Joseph Valachi, is widely considered to be a seminal work, as it spawned an entire genre of books written by or about former Mafiosi.
Bernardo ProvenzanoSalvatore RiinaMafiaSicilian Mafia Commission

Question 5: His other notable bestsellers include The Valachi Papers, Manhunt, and In a Child's Name, recipient of the 1991 ________ for Best Fact Crime book.
Edgar AwardThe Perfect MurderRuth RendellWhip Hand


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