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William Gaddis

William GaddisAKA William Thomas Gaddis

Born: 29-Dec-1922
Birthplace: Manhattan, NY
Died: 16-Dec-1998
Location of death: East Hampton, NY
Cause of death: Cancer - Pancreatic
Remains: Buried, Oakland Cemetery, Sag Harbor, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: A Frolic of His Own

Wife: Patricia Black (1st, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Sarah
Son: Matthew
Wife: Judith Thompson (2nd)

    University: Harvard University (expelled as a senior)

    The New Yorker Fact Checker
    Harvard Lampoon
    MacArthur Fellowship
    Guggenheim Fellowship
    National Book Award for Fiction 1976 for JR
    National Book Award for Fiction 1994 for A Frolic of His Own
    Expelled from School

Author of books:
The Recognitions (1955, novel)
JR (1975, novel)
Carpenter's Gothic (1985, novel)
A Frolic of His Own (1994, novel)
Agape Agape (2002, novel)


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