MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University professor has been nominated for the prestigious Edgar Award.
The award, named after Edgar Allen Poe, is presented each spring to honor the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, television, film and theatre published or produced in the previous year.
“I’ve been doing this a long time now, and I’ve never really had this kind of attention paid to one of my books or one of my articles,” Temple said. “I’m still sort of wading through it and seeing what’s going on, but it’s very hectic.”
“American Pain” is the true story of a Florida-based chain of pain clinics and the twin brothers who organized an illegal painkiller distribution scheme, making millions of dollars and giving rise to a new drug industry that tipped the current opioid crisis.
Temple was fascinated…