L. J. Davis

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Birthday
2, 1940
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Apr 5, 2011 (70)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
2, 1940
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Apr 5, 2011 (70)

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About

An American writer, he is particularly known for novels set in Brooklyn, New York. His best-known works include A Meaningful Life and Cowboys Don't Cry.

Before Fame

He published his first novel, Whence All But He Had Fled, in 1968 and subsequently worked as a journalist for Harper's Magazine.

Trivia

He published his final novel, Walking Small, in 1974.

Family Life

He grew up in New York City. His father, Maurice Davis, was killed in World War II.

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He and Dorothy Baker both received Guggenheim Fellowships.

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