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Frank Norris

AKA Benjamin Franklin Norris, Jr.

Born: 5-Mar-1870
Birthplace: Chicago, IL
Died: 25-Oct-1902
Location of death: San Francisco, CA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, CA

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Octopus

Father: (jewelry store proprietor)

    University: UC Berkeley (attended 1890-94)
    University: Harvard University (attended 1894-95)

    The San Francisco Chronicle War Reporter (Boer War)
    McClure's War Reporter (Spanish-American War, 1898)

Author of books:
Yvernelle: Legend of Feudal France (1892, novel)
Moran of the Lady Letty (1898, novel)
McTeague: A Story of San Francisco (1899, novel)
Blix (1899, novel)
A Man's Woman (1900, novel)
The Octopus: A Story of California (1901, novel)
The Pit: A Story of Chicago (1903, novel)
The Responsibilities of the Novelist: And Other Literary Essays (1903, essays)
A Deal in Wheat: And Other Stories of the New and Old West (1903, short stories)
The Joyous Miracle (1906, novel)
The Third Circle (1909, collection)
Vandover and the Brute (1914, novel)
The Surrender of Santiago (1917, pamphlet)
Complete Works (1928, collection)


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