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Booth Tarkington

Booth TarkingtonAKA Newton Booth Tarkington

Born: 29-Jul-1869
Birthplace: Indianapolis, IN
Died: 19-May-1946
Location of death: Indianapolis, IN
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, IN

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Magnificent Ambersons

Father: John Stevenson Tarkington (lawyer, b. 24-Jun-1832, d. 1922)
Mother: Elizabeth Booth (brother of US Senator Newton Booth, b. 1830, d. 1909)
Sister: "Haute" Mary Tarkington (b. 1861, d. 1937)
Wife: Susanah Robinson
Wife: Laurel Louise Fletcher (div. 1911)

    University: Purdue University (studied)
    University: Princeton University (1893)

    Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1919 for The Magnificent Ambersons
    Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1922 for Alice Adams

Author of books:
The Gentleman from Indiana (1899, novel)
Monsieur Beaucaire (1900, novel)
The Two Vanrevels (1902, novel)
Penrod (1914, novel)
Penrod and Sam (1916, novel)
Seventeen (1917, novel)
Gentle Julia (1922, novel)
The Turmoil (1915, novel)
The Magnificent Ambersons (1918, novel)
Alice Adams (1921, novel)
The Midlander (1924, novel)
Growth (1927, The Magnificent Ambersons and The Midlander combined)
The Plutocrat (1927, novel)
Claire Ambler (1928, novel)
Mirthful Haven (1930, novel)
Mary's Neck (1932, novel)
Presenting Lily Mars (1933, novel)

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