Eleanor Clark

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Birthday
6, 1913
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Feb 16, 1996 (82)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
6, 1913
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Feb 16, 1996 (82)

About

An American novelist, poet, and non-fiction author, she is best known for her U.S. National Book Award-winning novel, The Oysters of Locmariaquer (1964). Her other works include The Bitter Box and Camping Out.

Before Fame

She was born in Los Angeles, California. While a student at Vassar College, she wrote for the campus literary publication, Con Spirito.

Trivia

Her non-fiction works include Eyes, Etc. and Rome and a Villa.

Family Life

She married Robert Penn Warren in 1952. The couple and their children, Gabriel and Rosanna, settled in Connecticut.

Associated With

She and Neil Algren both won the National Book Award.

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