Charles Gilman Norris

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Birthday
23, 1881
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Jul 25, 1945 (64)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
23, 1881
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Jul 25, 1945 (64)

About

An American novelist and short fiction writer known for works such as The Amateur (1916) and Pig Iron (1926), he also wrote several plays, including The Rout of the Philistines (1922). He published his final novel, Flint, in 1944.

Before Fame

He worked for several years as a journalist before finding literary success.

Trivia

His works deal with issues such as modern education and women in business.

Family Life

He married author Kathleen Norris in 1909.

Associated With

F. Scott Fitzgerald recommended Norris' novel, Salt, in a letter to Alida Bigelow.

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