Edmund White

Novelist, Author

1940 –

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Who is Edmund White?

Edmund Valentine White III is an American novelist, as well as a writer of memoirs and an essayist on literary and social topics. Much of his writing is on the theme of same-sex love. Probably his best-known books are The Joy of Gay Sex and his trio of autobiographic novels, A Boy's Own Story, The Beautiful Room Is Empty and The Farewell Symphony.

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Born
Jan 13, 1940
Cincinnati
Also known as
  • Edmund Valentine White III
  • Edmund Valentine White
Religion
  • Atheism
Ethnicity
  • White American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan
    Sinology
    ( - 1962)
  • Cranbrook Schools
Employment
  • Princeton University
Lived in
  • Cincinnati
  • Manhattan
    (1990 - )
  • Princeton
  • Chicago
  • France

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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