Edwin O'Connor

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Birthday
29, 1918
Birthplace
Rhode Island
Death Date
Mar 23, 1968 (49)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
29, 1918
Birthplace
Rhode Island
Death Date
Mar 23, 1968 (49)

About

A twentieth-century American fiction writer and radio personality, he is best known for his novel The Edge of Sadness. His work often focused on Irish-American life.

Before Fame

He served in the United States Coast Guard during World War II.

Trivia

He died of a cerebral hemorrhage.

Family Life

He was born in Rhode Island. He married Veniette Caswell Weil.

Associated With

He and Booth Tarkington both won the Pulitzer Prize.