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John O'Hara

John O'HaraAKA John Henry O'Hara

Born: 31-Jan-1905
Birthplace: Pottsville, PA
Died: 11-Apr-1970
Location of death: Princeton, NJ
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, NJ

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Appointment in Samarra

Father: Patrick Henry O'Hara (physician, d. circa 1924)
Mother: Katherine Elizabeth Delaney
Wife: Helen Pettit (m. 1931, div. 1933)
Wife: Belle Mulford Wylie (m. 3-Dec-1937, d. Jan-1954)
Daughter: Wylie Delaney
Wife: Katherine Barnes Bryan (m. 31-Jan-1955)

    High School: Fordham Preparatory School (expelled)
    High School: Keystone State Normal School (expelled)
    High School: Niagara Preparatory School, Niagara, NY (1924)

    Screen Writers Guild
    National Press Club
    National Book Award for Fiction 1956 for Ten North Frederick
    Expelled from School

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The General Died at Dawn (2-Sep-1936)

Author of books:
Appointment in Samarra (1934, novel)
The Doctor's Son and Other Stories (1935, short stories)
Butterfield 8 (1935, novel)
Hope of Heaven (1938, novel)
Files on Parade (1939, short stories)
Pal Joey (1939, short stories)
Pipe Night (1945, short stories)
Hellbox (1947, short stories)
A Rage to Live (1949, novel)
The Farmer's Hotel (1951, novel)
Ten North Frederick (1955, novel)
From the Terrace (1958, novel)
Sermons and Soda Water: A Trilogy of three novellas (1960, short stories)
Ourselves to Know (1960, novel)
Assembly (1961, short stories)
The Big Laugh (1962, novel)
The Cape Cod Lighter (1962, short stories)
Elizabeth Appleton (1963, novel)
The Hat on the Bed (1963, short stories)
The Horse Knows the Way (1964, short stories)
The Lockwood Concern (1965, novel)
Waiting for Winter (1966, short stories)
The Instrument (1967, novel)
And Other Stories (1968, short stories)
Lovey Childs: A Philadelphian's Story (1969, novel)
The Ewings (1970, novel)
The Second Ewings (1972, novel)
The Time Element and Other Stories (1972, short stories)
Good Samaritan and Other Stories (1974, short stories)


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