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Wilfrid Sheed

Wilfrid SheedAKA Wilfrid John Joseph Sheed

Born: 27-Dec-1930
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 19-Jan-2011
Location of death: Great Barrington, MA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author, Critic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Office Politics

Emigrated with his family to the United States in 1940. He returned to his home country to attend Oxford University, and presently resides in the Northeast and occasionally Key West. He has frequently penned reviews for Esquire and the New York Review of Books (of both books and movies).

Father: Francis Joseph Sheed ("Frank", b. 1897, d. 1981)
Mother: Mary Ward ("Maisie", b. 1889, d. 1975)
Sister: Rosemary Luke Sheed Middleton
Wife: Maria Bulitt Darlington (m. 1957, div., two sons, one daughter)
Wife: Miriam Ungerer (food critic/author)

    University: BA, Lincoln College, Oxford University (1954)
    University: MA, Lincoln College, Oxford University (1957)

    Risk Factors: Polio, Alcoholism

Author of books:
The Hack (1963, novel)
Office Politics (1966, novel)
Max Jamison (1970, novel)
People Will Always Be Kind (1973, novel)
Muhammad Ali (1975, biography)
Transatlantic Blues (1978, novel)
The Good Word & Other Words (1978, essays)
Clare Boothe Luce (1982, biography)
The Boys of Winter (1987, novel)
Frank and Maisie: A Memoir with Parents (1985)
Essays in Disguise (1990, essays)
Baseball and Lesser Sports (1991, sports)
In Love with Daylight: A Memoir of Recovery (1995, memoir)



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