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T. C. Boyle

T. C. BoyleAKA Thomas John Boyle

Born: 7-Dec-1948
Birthplace: Peekskill, NY

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Tortilla Curtain

The "C" portion of Boyle's name, standing for Coraghessan, is a pseudonym.

Wife: Karen Kvashay (m. 1974, one daughter, two sons)
Daughter: Kerrie
Son: Milo
Son: Spencer

    University: BA English and History, SUNY Potsdam (1968)
    University: MFA, University of Iowa Writers' Workshop (1974)
    University: PhD 19th Century Literature, University of Iowa (1977)
    Professor: University of Southern California

    PEN/Faulkner Award 1988 for World's End
    Prix Médicis étranger 1997 for America
    Entertainment Weekly's 2003 "It" List Classic

Official Website:

Author of books:
The Road to Wellville (1993, novel)
The Tortilla Curtain (1995, novel)

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