MacKinlay Kantor

Novelist, Author

1904 – 1977

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Who was MacKinlay Kantor?

MacKinlay Kantor, born Benjamin McKinlay Kantor, was an American journalist, novelist and screenwriter. He wrote more than 30 novels, several set during the American Civil War, and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1956 for his 1955 novel Andersonville, about the Confederate prisoner of war camp.

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Born
Feb 4, 1904
Webster City
Also known as
  • Benjamin McKinlay Kantor
  • Mackinlay Kantor
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Nationality
  • United States of America
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Lived in
  • Iowa
Died
Oct 11, 1977
Sarasota

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on July 23, 2013

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