MacDonald Harris

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Birthday
7, 1921
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Jul 24, 1993 (71)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
7, 1921
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Jul 24, 1993 (71)

About

A prolific and inventive American writer, he is particularly known for his 1976 novel, The Balloonist, which focuses on a polar expedition.

Before Fame

He taught at the University of California, Irvine, where he co-founded the creative writing program.

Trivia

MacDonald Harris was his pseudonym; his real name was Donald Heiney.

Family Life

He grew up in South Pasadena and San Gabriel, California. He married Ann Heiney.

Associated With

He and Brian Jacques both served in the Merchant Marine.

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