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John Gregory Dunne

John Gregory DunneBorn: 25-May-1932
Birthplace: Hartford, CT
Died: 30-Dec-2003
Location of death: Manhattan, NY
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, Manhattan, NY

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: True Confessions

Military service: US Army (two years)

Father: Richard Edwin Dunne (cardiologist)
Mother: Dorothy Frances Burns Dunne
Brother: Dominick Dunne (author)
Wife: Joan Didion (author, m. 30-Jan-1964, until his death, one daughter)
Daughter: Quintana Roo Dunne Michael

    High School: Portsmouth Abbey School
    University: Princeton University (1954)

    Time Staff Writer
    The Saturday Evening Post Columnist (1967-69, with Joan Didion)
    Risk Factors: Stuttering

Author of books:
Delano: The Story of the California Grape Strike (1967, nonfiction)
The Studio (1969, nonfiction)
Vegas: A Memoir of a Dark Season (1974)
True Confessions (1977, novel)
Quintana & Friends (1978, essays)
Dutch Shea, Jr. (1982, novel)
The Red White and Blue (1987, novel)
Harp (1988, memoir)
Crooning (1990, essays)
Playland (1994, novel)
Nothing Lost (2004, novel)

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