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Conrad Richter

Conrad RichterAKA Conrad Michael Richter

Born: 13-Oct-1890
Birthplace: Pine Grove, PA
Died: 30-Oct-1968
Location of death: Pottsville, PA
Cause of death: Heart Attack

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Awakening Land

Wife: Harvena Achenbach (m. 1915, until his death, d. 1972, one daughter)
Daughter: Harvena Richter (b. 1917)

    Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1951 for The Town
    National Book Award for Fiction 1961 for The Waters of Kronos

Author of books:
The Sea of Grass (1936, novel)
Early Americana (1936, novel)
The Trees (1940, novel, Awakening Land trilogy)
Tacey Cromwell (1942, novel)
The Fields (1946, novel, Awakening Land trilogy)
The Town (1950, novel, Awakening Land trilogy)
The Light in the Forest (1953, novel)
The Mountain on the Desert (1955, novel)
The Lady (1957, novel)
The Waters of Kronos (1960, novel)
A Country of Strangers (1966, novel)
The Rawhide Knot and Other Stories (1978, short stories)



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