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Eric Hoffer

Eric HofferBorn: 25-Jul-1902
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 21-May-1983
Location of death: San Francisco, CA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The True Believer

Father: (d. 1920)
Mother: (d. when Hoffer was young)

    Scholar: University of California at Berkeley

    Presidential Medal of Freedom 1982
    German Ancestry

Author of books:
The True Believer: Thoughts On The Nature Of Mass Movements (1951)
The Passionate State of Mind (1955, aphorisms)
The Ordeal of Change (1963, essays)
The Temper Of Our Time (1967)
Working and Thinking on the Waterfront (1969)
Reflections on the Human Condition (1972)
In Our Time (1976)
First Things, Last Things (1979)
Before the Sabbath (1979)
Between the Devil and the Dragon: The Best Essays and Aphorisms of Eric Hoffer (1982)
Truth Imagined (1983)

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