Norman Rush

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Birthday
24, 1933
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
24, 1933 (age 85)
Birthplace
California

About

An American fiction writer, he is particularly known for introspective novels and short stories set in Botswana. His 1991 novel, Mating, won the U.S. National Book Award.

Before Fame

He worked for fifteen years as a book dealer before dedicating himself to writing.

Trivia

His 1986 short story collection, Whites, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

Family Life

He was raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. He later settled in New York state with his wife Elsa.

Associated With

He and Michael Weithorn both attended Swarthmore College.