Robert Cantwell

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Birthday
31, 1908
Birthplace
Washington
Death Date
Dec 8, 1978 (70)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
31, 1908
Birthplace
Washington
Death Date
Dec 8, 1978 (70)

About

A twentieth-century American fiction writer and critic, he is best known for his novel The Land of Plenty. The work is set at a lumber mill in a fictionalized version of Washington state.

Before Fame

He studied at the University of Washington. He published his first work, Laugh and Lie Down, in 1931.

Trivia

He worked on the editorial staff of both Time magazine and Fortune.

Family Life

He grew up in Little Falls, Washington as the son of an engineer. He later married Mary Elizabeth Chambers, with whom he had three daughters.

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Author Ernest Hemingway praised Cantwell's literary work.

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