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Raymond Carver

Raymond CarverAKA Raymond Clevie Carver

Born: 25-May-1938
Birthplace: Clatskanie, OR
Died: 2-Aug-1988
Location of death: Port Angeles, WA
Cause of death: Cancer - Lung
Remains: Buried, Ocean View Cemetery, Port Angeles, WA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author, Poet

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Will You Please Be Quiet, Please?

Father: (sawmill worker)
Mother: (waitress, clerk)
Wife: Maryann Burk (b. 1949, m. 1965, div. 1982, two children)
Wife: Tess Gallagher (poet, b. 1943, co-habitated 1979, m. 1988)

    University: California State University Chico
    University: BA, Humboldt State College, Arcata, CA (1963)
    University: University of Iowa
    Teacher: Goddard College, VT
    Professor: Syracuse University (1980-83)

    Alcoholics Anonymous
    Bankruptcy 1967
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism, Marijuana

Author of books:
Carnations (1962)
Near Klamath (1968)
Winter Insomnia (1970)
Put Yourself In My Shoes (1974)
Will You Please Be Quiet, Please? (1976)
At Night in the Salmon Move (1976)
Furious Seasons and Other Stories (1977)
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love (1981)
The Pheasant (1982)
Two Poems (1982)
Cathedral (1983)
If It Please You (1984)
Dostoevsky: A Screenplay (1985, with Tess Gallagher)
Where Water Comes Together With Other Water (1985)
Ultramarine (1986)
We Are Not In This Together (1987, with William Kittredge)
Elephant and Other Stories (1988)
Where I'm Calling From (1988, novel)
In A Marine Light (1988, poetry)
A New Path to the Waterfall (1989, posthumous)
Conversations with Raymond Carver (1990, posthumous)
No Heroics, Please (1991, posthumous)
Carnations (1992, posthumous)
Short Cuts (1993, posthumous)
All of Us: The Collected Poems (1996, posthumous)
Where I'm Calling From: The Selected Stories (1998, posthumous)
No Heroics Please (1999, posthumous)
Call If You Need Me (2000, posthumous)

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