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Topic Pages - American Novelists
US writer. He established his reputation with the comic masterpiece The Innocents Abroad...
1902–68, American writer, b. Salinas, Calif., studied at Stanford. He is probably best remembered for his strong sociological novel The Grapes...
1819–91, American author, b. New York City, considered one of the great American writers and a major figure in world literature. Early Life...
F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald), 1896–1940, American novelist and short-story writer, b. St. Paul, Minn. He is ranked among the great American...
Writer, born in New Albany, Mississippi, USA. He lived in nearby Oxford, MS nearly all his life, writing, farming, and...
1924–84, American author, b. New Orleans as Truman Streckfus Persons. During his lifetime, the witty, diminutive writer was a well-known public...
J. D. Salinger
S. has gained prominence and cultlike acclaim from a large cross section of the American public on the basis of a rather...
Louisa May Alcott
Writer, born in Germantown, Pennsylvania, USA. She was taught by her father, Amos Bronson Alcott, until 1848, and...
(2/18/1931–) Novels, criticism; editor In 1993, Toni Morrison became the first black woman to receive the Nobel Prize for literature. Her works...
Writer, born in Oak Park, Illinois, USA. The son of a doctor, he never attended college but became a journalist for the Kansas...
Writer, born in Portland, Maine, USA. He graduated from his state university and continued to live in Maine, at first...
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