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John McPhee

John McPheeAKA John Angus McPhee

Born: 8-Mar-1931
Birthplace: Princeton, NJ

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author, Journalist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Annals of the Former World

Wife: Pryde Brown (m. 16-Mar-1957, four daughters)
Wife: Yolanda Whitman (m. 8-Mar-1972)

    High School: Princeton High School, Princeton, NJ
    University: AB, Princeton University (1953)
    University: Cambridge University (graduate study, 1953-54)
    Professor: Journalism, Princeton University (1975-)

    The New Yorker Staff Writer (1965-)
    Time Associate Editor (1957-64)
    American Academy of Arts and Letters
    Bill Bradley for President
    Geological Society of America
    Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction 1999 for Annals of the Former World

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Author of books:
A Sense of Where You Are: A Profile of Princeton's Bill Bradley (1965, biography)
The Headmaster: Frank L. Boyden, of Deerfield (1966, biography)
Oranges (1967, agriculture)
The Pine Barrens (1968, regional affairs)
Levels of the Game (1969, sports)
The Crofter and the Laird (1970, travelogue)
Encounters with the Archdruid: Narratives About a Conservationist and Three of His Natural Enemies (1971, travelogue)
The Deltoid Pumpkin Seed (1973, technology)
The Curve of Binding Energy (1974, biography)
Pieces of the Frame (1975, essays)
The Survival of the Bark Canoe (1975, travelogue)
The John McPhee Reader (1976, essays)
Coming into the Country (1977, regional affairs)
A Roomfull of Hovings and Other Profiles (1979, essays)
Giving Good Weight (1979, essays)
Basin and Range (1981, travelogue)
In Suspect Terrain (1983, travelogue)
La Place de la Concorde Suisse (1984, nonfiction)
Heirs of General Practice (1984, nonfiction)
Table of Contents (1985, essays)
Rising from the Plains (1986, travelogue)
The Control of Nature (1989, nonfiction)
Assembling California (1993, travelogue)
The Ransom of Russian Art (1994, art)
The Second John McPhee Reader (1996, essays)
Irons in the Fire (1997, essays)
Annals of the Former World (1998, travelogue)
The Founding Fish (2002, nonfiction)
Uncommon Carriers (2006, travelogue)
Silk Parachute (2010, essays)

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