John Nichols

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Birthday
23, 1940
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
23, 1940 (age 78)
Birthplace
California

About

Best known for his New Mexico novels-- The Milagro Beanfield War, The Magic Journey, and The Nirvana Blues -- this popular American author also published such titles as The Sterile Cuckoo and The Wizard of Loneliness, both of which were adapted into films.

Before Fame

He published his first novel, The Sterile Cuckoo, in 1965.

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He wrote several nonfiction works, including If Mountains Die: A New Mexico Memoir and A Fragile Beauty: John Nichols' Milagro Country.

Family Life

A native of Berkeley, California, he later settled in Taos, New Mexico.

Associated With

Robert Redford directed a film version of Nichols' 1974 novel The Milagro Beanfield War.

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