DEXTER, Pete. American, b. 1943. Genres: Novels, Plays/Screenplays. Career: West Palm Beach Post, Palm Beach, Fla., reporter, 1971-72; Philadelphia Daily News, Philadelphia, Pa., columnist, 1972-84; Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, Calif., columnist, 1985-; novelist. Worked as a truck driver, gas station attendant, mail sorter, construction laborer, and salesman. Publications: NOVELS: God's Pocket, 1984; Deadwood, 1986; Paris Trout, 1988; Brotherly Love, 1991; The Paperboy, 1995; Train, 2003. SCREENPLAYS: Rush, 1991; (with others) Michael, 1996. Address: Sacramento Bee, 21st and Q Streets, Sacramento, CA 95852, U.S.A.