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Herman Wouk

Herman WoukBorn: 27-May-1915
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 17-May-2019
Location of death: Palm Springs, CA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Beth David Cemetery, Elmont, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Caine Mutiny

Military service: US Navy (radio officer, WWII, Pacific Theater)

[1] Board of Directors, Orthodox Jewish Council of Congregations.

Father: Abraham Wouk
Mother: Esther Levine
Brother: Victor Wouk (d. 2005)
Wife: Betty Sarah Brown (m. 1945, d. 2011, two sons, one daughter)
Son: Abraham (d. accident)
Daughter: Iolanthe Woulff (born male, transgendered into a woman)
Son: Joseph Wouk

    High School: Townsend Harris High School, Manhattan, NY
AB, Columbia University (1934)
    Professor: Visiting Professor, Yeshiva University, New York (1958)
    Trustee: College of the Virgin Island (1961-69)

    Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1952 for The Caine Mutiny
    Library of Congress Living Legend 2000
    Aspen Institute Scholar-in-Residence (1973-74)
    Bohemian Grove Wayside Log Camp
    Kennedy Center Board Member (1974-75)

Appears on the cover of:
Time, 5-Sep-1955, DETAILS: Novelist Herman Wouk

Is the subject of books:
Herman Wouk: The Novelist as Social Historian, 1984, BY: Arnold Beichman
Herman Wouk, 1994, BY: Laurence W. Mazzeno

Author of books:
The Man in the Trench Coat (1941)
Aurora Dawn (1947, novel)
The City Boy (1948, novel)
The Traitor (1949)
The Caine Mutiny (1951, novel)
Marjorie Morningstar (1955, novel)
Slattery's Hurricane (1956)
This is My God: The Jewish Way of Life (1959)
Youngblood Hawke (1961, novel)
Don't Stop the Carnival (1965)
The Lomokome Papers (1968, novel)
The Winds of War (1971, novel)
War and Remembrance (1978, novel)
Inside, Outside (1985, novel)
The Hope (1993, novel)
The Glory (1994, novel)
The Will to Live on: The Resurgence of Jewish Heritage (2000)
A Hole In Texas (2004)

Wrote plays:
Modern Primitive (1951)
The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (1953)
Nature's Way (1957)

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