Horace McCoy

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Birthday
14, 1897
Birthplace
Tennessee
Death Date
Dec 15, 1955 (58)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
14, 1897
Birthplace
Tennessee
Death Date
Dec 15, 1955 (58)

About

A twentieth-century American fiction writer, he is best known for They Shoot Horses, Don't They?, a novel that is set during the Great Depression and focuses on a dance marathon.

Before Fame

He served in the United States Army Air Corps during World War I.

Trivia

His novel They Shoot Horses, Don't They? was made into a film in 1935.

Family Life

With his wife, Helen Vinmont McCoy, he had two sons.

Associated With

His novel Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye was made into a film starring James Cagney.