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Frank McCourt (Francis McCourt)
08/19/1930 - 07/19/2009
Francis "Frank" McCourt (August 19, 1930 – July 19, 2009) was an Irish-American teacher and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, best known as the author of Angela’s Ashes. His brothers Malachy McCourt and Alphie McCourt are al...
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07/09/1936 - 06/14/2002
June Millicent Jordan (July 9, 1936 - June 14, 2002) was a Caribbean American poet, novelist, journalist, biographer, dramatist, teacher, and committed activist. In her three decade career Jordan made her mark as one of the fiercest and most compa...
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05/08/1940 - 02/11/2006
Peter Bradford Benchley (May 8, 1940 – February 11, 2006) was an American author, best known for his novel Jaws and its subsequent film adaptation, the latter co-written by Benchley (with Carl Gottlieb) and...
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06/01/1913 - 08/17/2007
William Francis Deedes (1 June 1913 – 17 August 2007) was a British Conservative Party politician, soldier and journalist; he is to date the only person in Britain to have been both a member of the Cabinet and the editor of a major daily new...
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01/26/1918 - 02/25/2009
Philip José Farmer (January 26, 1918 – February 25, 2009) was an American author, principally known for his award-winning science fiction and fantasy novels and short stories.
07/11/1910 - 06/27/2004
Hugh Barnett Cave (July 11, 1910–June 27, 2004) was a prolific writer of pulp fiction who also excelled in other genres.
11/29/1832 - 03/06/1888
Louisa May Alcott (November 29, 1832 – March 6, 1888) was an American novelist. She is best known for the novel Little Women, set in the Alcott family home, Orchard House in Concord, Massachusetts, and published in 1868. This novel is loosel...
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01/11/1825 - 12/19/1878
Bayard Taylor (1825-1878), American poet, translator, and travel author wrote Eldorado, or, Adventures in the Path of Empire (1850).
07/17/1990 - 06/22/2004
Matthew Joseph Thaddeus Stepanek (July 17, 1990 – June 22, 2004), known as Mattie Stepanek, was an American poet, who had six books of poetry and one book of essays all reach The New York Times bestsellers list....
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02/12/195 - 14/10/2010
Simon Charles Pendered MacCorkindale (12 February 1952 – 14 October 2010) was a British actor, film director, writer and producer.
12/17/1929 - 09/27/2009
William Lewis Safire (December 17, 1929 – September 27, 2009) was an American author, columnist, journalist and presidential speechwriter.
01/19/1809 - 10/07/1849
Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American author, poet, editor and literary critic, considered part of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, Poe was one of the ea...
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Jack London (John Griffith London )
01/12/1876 - 11/22/1916
John Griffith "Jack" London (born John Griffith Chaney,January 12, 1876 – November 22, 1916) was an American author, journalist, and social activist, whose works deal romantically with elemental struggles for survival. He is one of...
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06/03/1963 - 07/09/2004
Paul Klebnikov (June 3, 1963 – July 9, 2004) was an American journalist of Russian descent. He worked for Forbes Magazine for over 10 years and at the time of his death was Chief editor of the Russian edition. H...
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06/10/1952 - 01/31/2010
Kage Baker (June 10, 1952 – January 31, 2010) was an American science fiction and fantasy writer.
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