Mark Helprin

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Birthday
28, 1947
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
28, 1947 (age 72)
Birthplace
New York

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An American fiction writer, journalist, and political commentator, he is particularly known for his 1983 novel Winter's Tale. His other works include A Soldier of the Great War; Freddy and Fredericka; and In Sunlight and In Shadow.

Before Fame

He served in the British Merchant Navy, the Israeli Infantry, and the Israeli Air Force.

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He was awarded the National Jewish Book Award.

Family Life

He married Lisa (Kennedy) Helprin; they became parents to two daughters.

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He was the foreign policy adviser and speechwriter for Bob Dole.

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