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Harry Crews

AKA Harry Eugene Crews

Born: 7-Jun-1935
Birthplace: Bacon County, GA
Died: 28-Mar-2012
Location of death: Gainesville, FL
Cause of death: Illness [1]

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Gospel Singer

Military service: USMC (Korean War)


[1] According to his wife, complications of neuropathy.

Father: Ray Crews
Mother: Myrtice
Wife: Sally Ellis (m. 24-Jan-1960, div. 1961, m. again, div., two sons)
Son: Patrick Scott (b. 4-Sep-1960, d. 1964 accidental drowning in swimming pool)
Son: Byron Jason (b. 24-Aug-1963)

    University: BA, University of Florida
    Teacher: Broward Community College
    Teacher: Wright State University

    Risk Factors: Alcoholism

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus (22-Nov-2003) · Himself
    The Indian Runner (7-Sep-1991)

Author of books:
The Gospel Singer (1968, novel)
Naked in Garden Hills (1969, novel)
This Thing Don't Lead to Heaven (1970, novel)
Karate Is a Thing of the Spirit (1971, novel)
Car (1972, novel)
The Hawk Is Dying (1973, novel)
The Gypsy's Curse (1974, novel)
A Feast of Snakes (1976, novel)
A Childhood: The Biography of a Place (1978)
Blood and Grits (1979, essays)
The Enthusiast (1981)
Florida Frenzy (1982, anthology)
All We Need of Hell (1987, novel)
The Knockout Artist (1987, novel)
Body (1990, novel)
Madonna at Ringside (1991)
Scar Lover (1992, novel)
Classic Crews: A Harry Crews Reader (1993, anthology)
The Mulching of America (1995, novel)
Celebration (1998, novel)
Where Does One Go When There's No Place Left to Go? (1998, novel)
An American Family: The Baby with the Curious Markings (2006, novel)



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