Norman Maclean

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Birthday
23, 1902
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Aug 2, 1990 (87)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
23, 1902
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Aug 2, 1990 (87)

About

A twentieth-century American author and scholar, he is best known for A River Runs Through It and Other Stories (1976) and Young Men and Fire (1992). His other works include The Theory of Lyric Poetry from the Renaissance to Coleridge (1940) and A Manual of Instruction in Military Maps and Aerial Photographs (1943).

Before Fame

During the World War I years, he worked in Montana for the United States Forest Service. He later graduated from Dartmouth College and the University of Chicago.

Trivia

His non-fiction book, Young Men and Fire, won the National Book Critics Circle Award.

Family Life

He married Jessie Burns in 1931; they became parents to two children.

Associated With

His work, A River Runs Through It, was made into a film directed by Robert Redford.