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Irving Stone

Irving StoneAKA Irving Tennenbaum

Born: 14-Jul-1903
Birthplace: San Francisco, CA
Died: 26-Aug-1989
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Historical biographical novelist

Wrote novelized accounts of real people, based on meticulous research.

Father: Charles Tannenbaum
Mother: Pauline Rosenberg
Wife: Jean Factor (his editor, m. 11-Feb-1934, until his death, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Paula
Son: Kenneth

    High School: Lowell High School, San Francisco, CA
    High School: Manual Arts High School, Los Angeles, CA
    University: AB Political Science and Economics, University of California at Berkeley (1923)
    University: MA Economics, University of Southern California (1924)
    University: University of California at Berkeley (graduate study, 1924-26)

    Academy of American Poets Founder
    John P. McGovern Award 1988

Author of books:
Lust for Life (1934, novel, of Vincent van Gogh)
Clarence Darrow for the Defense (1941, biography, of Clarence Darrow)
They Also Ran (1943, biography, of defeated candidates)
Immortal Wife (1944, novel, of the wife of John C. Fremont)
Adversary in the House (1947, novel, of Eugene V. Debs)
President's Lady (1951, novel, of the wife of Andrew Jackson)
Love is Eternal (1954, novel, of Abraham Lincoln)
The Agony and the Ecstasy (1961, novel, of Michelangelo)
The Passions of the Mind (1971, novel, of Sigmund Freud)
The Greek Treasure (1975, novel, of Heinrich Schliemann)
Origin (1980, novel, of Charles Darwin)

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