Dan Wakefield biography

Dan Wakefield

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1932 –

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Who is Dan Wakefield?

Dan Wakefield is an American novelist, journalist and screenwriter. His best-selling novels, Going All the Way and Starting Over were made into feature films. Amongst his other notable works include Island in the City: The World of Spanish Harlem, the pioneering survey of Spanish Harlem, a Puerto Rican settlement in New York and New York in the Fifties, based on the Beat Generation in Greenwich Village, which led to a documentary film in 2001.

Presently, he is Writer in Residence at Florida International University in Miami.

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Born
May 21, 1932
Indianapolis
Education
  • Columbia University
  • Columbia College of Columbia University in the City of New York
  • Shortridge High School

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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