Robert Ruark

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Birthday
29, 1915
Birthplace
North Carolina
Death Date
Jul 1, 1965 (49)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
29, 1915
Birthplace
North Carolina
Death Date
Jul 1, 1965 (49)

About

An American author and columnist, he is best known for Horn of the Hunter, an account of his large game hunting excursion in Africa. His other works in the same vein include Something of Value and I Didn't Know It Was Loaded.

Before Fame

He began attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill when he was fifteen years old. He later wrote for two North Carolina newspapers.

Trivia

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Family Life

He married Virginia Webb in 1938. Two decades later, they divorced.

Associated With

He and Ernest Hemingway both hunted in Africa.