Harvey Swados

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Birthday
28, 1920
Birthplace
Buffalo, NY
Death Date
Dec 11, 1972 (52)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
28, 1920
Birthplace
Buffalo, NY
Death Date
Dec 11, 1972 (52)

About

A twentieth-century American author and social critic, he published six novels over the course of his career. His best-known works include Out Went the Candle, False Coin, and The Unknown Constellations.

Before Fame

He began attending the University of Michigan when he was fifteen years old. He later worked as a riveter for Bell Aircraft.

Trivia

He was a faculty member at the famous Iowa Writers' Workshop.

Family Life

He was born in Buffalo, New York to a physician father and a musician mother. With his wife, Bette Beller, he had three children.

Associated With

He worked with Grace Paley at Sarah Lawrence College.

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