Conrad Richter biography

Conrad Richter

Novelist, Author

1890 – 1968

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Who was Conrad Richter?

Conrad Michael Richter was an American novelist whose lyrical work focuses on life on the American frontier in various periods. His The Town, the last in his trilogy about the Ohio frontier, won the 1951 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. His novel The Waters of Kronos won the 1961 National Book Award for Fiction. Two collections of short stories were published posthumously in the 20th century, and several of his novels have been reissued in the 21st century by academic presses.

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Born
Oct 13, 1890
Pine Grove
Also known as
  • Conrad Michael Richter
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Pennsylvania
Died
Oct 30, 1968

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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