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John Hersey

John HerseyAKA John Richard Hersey

Born: 17-Jun-1914
Birthplace: Tientsin, China
Died: 24-Mar-1993
Location of death: Key West, FL
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: A Bell for Adano

Father: Roscoe Hersey (secretary for Chinese YMCA)
Mother: Grace Baird Hersey (missionary in China)
Wife: Frances Ann Cannon (m. 18 years, div. 1958, four children)
Wife: Barbara Day Addams Kaufman (five children)

    High School: Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, CT
    University: BA, Yale University (1936)
    University: Clare College, Cambridge University

    Time Foreign Correspondent (1937-46)
    Life Foreign Correspondent (1937-46)
    Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1945 for A Bell for Adano

Author of books:
A Bell for Adano (1944, novel)
Hiroshima (1946, novel)
The Child Buyer (1947, novel)
author (The Wall, 1950:(novel)
The War Lover (1959, novel)
White Lotus (1965, novel)
Under the Eye of the Storm (1967, novel)
The Algiers Motel Incident (1968, novel)
Letter to the Alumni (1970, novel)
The Conspiracy: A Novel (1972, novel)
The Walnut Door (1977, novel)
Blues (1987, novel)
Antonietta (1991, novel)
Key West Tales (1993)

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