Ivan Doig

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Birthday
27, 1939
Birthplace
Montana
Death Date
Apr 9, 2015 (75)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
27, 1939
Birthplace
Montana
Death Date
Apr 9, 2015 (75)

About

American novelist who is best known for works such as Sweet Thunder, English Creek, and Ride with Me, Mariah Montana. His works typically focus on the influence of location upon generations of family life.

Before Fame

He studied American history at the University of Washington.

Trivia

He was once called the "new dean of western literature."

Family Life

He was born into a ranching family in White Sulphur Springs, Montana. He married Carol Muller, a university professor of English, up until his death in 2015.

Associated With

His writing has been compared to that of Wallace Stegner.