Booth Tarkington biography

Booth Tarkington

Novelist, Author

1869 – 1946

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Who was Booth Tarkington?

Newton Booth Tarkington was an American novelist and dramatist best known for his novels The Magnificent Ambersons and Alice Adams. He is, with William Faulkner and John Updike, one of only three novelists to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction more than once.

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Born
Jul 29, 1869
Indianapolis
Also known as
  • Newton Booth Tarkington
  • Tark
  • Booth Tarkington's Alice Adams
Parents
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Princeton University
  • Purdue University
  • Phillips Exeter Academy
  • Shortridge High School
Lived in
  • Indianapolis
Died
May 19, 1946
Indianapolis

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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