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Robert James Waller

Robert James WallerBorn: 1-Aug-1939
Birthplace: Rockford, IA
Died: 10-Mar-2017
Location of death: Fredericksburg, TX
Cause of death: Multiple myeloma

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Bridges of Madison County

Father: Robert James Waller
Mother: Ruth Welch
Wife: Georgia Ann Wiedemeier (m. 1961, div. 1997, one daughter)
Daughter: Rachael
Wife: Linda Bow (m. 2004, until his death)

    University: BA Business Education, University of Northern Iowa (1962)
    University: MA Education, University of Northern Iowa (1964)
    University: DBA, Indiana University Bloomington (1968)
    Professor: Economics, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls (1968-91)

Author of books:
Just Beyond the Firelight: Stories and Essays (1988)
One Good Road is Enough (1990, essays)
Iowa: Perspectives On Today And Tomorrow (1991)
Love in Black and White (1992, novel)
Old Songs in a New Café: Selected Essays (1994, essays)
The Ballads of Madison County (1994)
Puerto Vallarta Squeeze (1995, novel)
Border Music (1995, novel)
The Bridges of Madison County (1992, novel)
Slow Waltz in Cedar Bend (1993)
A Thousand Country Roads: An Epilogue to The Bridges of Madison County (2002, novel)
High Plains Tango (2005, novel)
The Long Night of Winchell Dear (2006, novel)

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