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Edwin O'Connor

AKA Edwin Greene O'Connor

Born: 29-Jul-1918
Birthplace: Providence, RI
Died: 23-Mar-1968
Location of death: Boston, MA
Cause of death: Cerebral Hemorrhage

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Last Hurrah

Military service: US Coast Guard (WWII)

Father: John Vincent O'Connor (physician)
Mother: Mary Grene
Wife: Veniette Caswell Weil

    High School: La Salle Academy, Providence, RI
    University: BA, University of Notre Dame (1939)

    Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1962 for The Edge of Sadness
    Irish Ancestry

Is the subject of books:
A Family of His Own: A Life of Edwin O'Connor, 2003, BY: Charles F. Duffy

Author of books:
The Oracle (1951, novel)
The Last Hurrah (1956, novel)
Benji: A Ferocious Fairy Tale (1957)
The Edge of Sadness (1961, novel)
I Was Dancing (1964, novel)
All in the Family (1966, none)



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