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Harry Mathews

AKA Harry Burchell Mathews

Born: 14-Feb-1930
Birthplace: Manhattan, NY
Died: 25-Jan-2017
Location of death: Key West, FL
Cause of death: Cerebral Hemorrhage

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: My Life in CIA

Military service: US Navy

Father: Edward J. Mathews (architect)
Mother: Mary Burchell
Wife: Niki de Saint Phalle (French artist, m. 1949, div., one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Laura Mathews Condominas (b. 1950)
Son: Philip Mathews (b. 1955)
Wife: Marie Chaix (until his death)

    High School: Groton School
    University: Princeton University
    University: BA Music, Harvard University (1952)

Author of books:
The Conversions (1962, novel)
Tlooth (1966, novel)
The Planisphere: Poems (1974, poetry)
The Sinking of the Odradek Stadium (1975, novel)
Trial Impressions (1977, poetry)
Cigarettes (1987, novel)
Armenian Papers: Poems 1954-1984 (1987, poetry)
The Orchard: A Remembrance of Georges Perec (1988, memoir)
The Way Home: Collected Longer Prose (1989, collection)
20 Lines a Day (1988, journal)
Immeasureable Distances (1990, essays)
Singular Pleasures (1999)
The Case of the Persevering Maltese (2003, essays)
My Life in CIA: A Chronicle Of 1973 (2005, false memoir)

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