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MacKinlay Kantor

MacKinlay KantorAKA Benjamin Mackinlay Kantor

Born: 4-Feb-1904
Birthplace: Webster City, IA
Died: 11-Oct-1977
Location of death: Sarasota, FL
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Graceland Cemetery, Webster City, IA

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Andersonville

Military service: US Army Air Corps (WWII, gunner)

Father: John Kanto (deserted family)
Mother: Effie McKinlay Kantor (editor, Webster City Daily News)
Sister: Virginia

    Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1956 for Andersonville

    Wind Across the Everglades (11-Sep-1958)

Author of books:
Long Remember (1934, novel)
Glory for Me (1945, short story, 1946 film The Best Years of Our Lives)
Andersonville (1955, novel)
It's About Crime (1960, short stories)
Spirit Lake (1961, novel)
I Love You, Irene (1972, novel, somewhat autobiographical)
Valley Forge (1975, novel)

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