Peter De Vries

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Birthday
27, 1910
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Sep 28, 1993 (83)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
27, 1910
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Sep 28, 1993 (83)

About

A twentieth-century American novelist and editor, he is best known for The Tunnel of Love and The Blood of the Lamb. Many of his literary works exhibit a humorous perspective on religion.

Before Fame

His various odd jobs included vending machine operator, toffee-apple salesman, and radio actor.

Trivia

He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Family Life

With his wife, Katinka Loeser, he had four children.

Associated With

Daniel Dennett admired De Vries' humorous, religion-themed works.

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