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Alison Lurie

Alison LurieBorn: 3-Sep-1926
Birthplace: Chicago, IL
Died: 3-Dec-2020
Location of death: Ithaca, NY
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Foreign Affairs

Father: Harry Lawrence Lurie
Mother: Bernice Stewart
Husband: Jonathan Peale Bishop (m. 1948, div. 1985, three sons)
Son: John
Son: Jeremy
Son: Joshua
Husband: Edward Hower (m. 1996, until her death)

    University: Radcliffe College (1947)
    Professor: Literature, Cornell University (1970-)

    Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1985 for Foreign Affairs

Author of books:
Love and Friendship (1962, novel)
The Nowhere City (1965, novel)
Imaginary Friends (1967, novel)
Real People (1969, novel)
The War Between the Tates (1974, novel)
Only Children (1979, novel)
The Heavenly Zoo: Legends and Tales of the Stars (1979, juvenile)
Clever Gretchen and Other Forgotten Folktales (1980, juvenile)
Fabulous Beasts (1981, juvenile)
The Language of Clothes (1981, nonfiction)
Foreign Affairs (1984, novel)
The Truth About Lorin Jones (1988, novel)
Don't Tell the Grown-Ups: Subversive Children's Literature (1990, criticism)
Women and Ghosts (1994, short stories)
The Last Resort (1998, novel)
Familiar Spirits (2001, memoir)
Boys and Girls Forever: Children's Classics from Cinderella to Harry Potter (2003, essays)
Truth and Consequences (2006, novel)

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