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Richard Yates (1) (1926–1992)

Autor(a) de Revolutionary Road

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36+ Works 11,653 Membros 402 Críticas 72 Favorited

About the Author

Richard Yates is the author of the novels "Revolutionary Road", "A Special Providence", "Disturbing the Peace", "The Easter Parade", "A Good School", "Young Hearts Crying", & "Cold Spring Harbor". He died in 1992. (Bowker Author Biography) Richard Yates was born in Yonkers, New York in 1926. Yates mostrar mais was a well-known American novelist and short-story writer. Yates first became interested in writing and journalism while attending Avon Old Farms School in Avon, Connecticut. After Yates' return from France and Germany after serving in the army, he worked as a journalist, publicity writer, and freelance ghost writer. It was not until 1961 that his career as a novelist was officially launched with the publication of his first novel, Revolutionary Road. Revolutionary Road was a finalist for the National Book Award and was subsequently made into a movie in 2008. Yates also taught writing at several universities and institutions including Columbia University, Boston University, Wichita State University, and the University of Southern California Master of Professional Writing Program. Yates was divorced twice and has three daughters: Sharon, Monica, and Gina. He died in 1992 in Birmingham, Alabama of emphysema and complications from a minor surgery. mostrar menos

Obras por Richard Yates

Revolutionary Road (1961) 6,787 exemplares
The Easter Parade: A Novel (1976) 1,221 exemplares
Cold Spring Harbor (1986) 412 exemplares
Disturbing the Peace (1975) 405 exemplares
A Good School (1978) 372 exemplares
Young Hearts Crying (1984) 355 exemplares
A Special Providence (1965) 303 exemplares
Liars in Love: Stories (1981) 165 exemplares
The Bridge at Remagen [1969 film] (1969) — Screenwriter — 60 exemplares

Associated Works

Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules (2005) — Contribuidor — 1,216 exemplares
The Granta Book of the American Short Story (1992) — Contribuidor — 369 exemplares
The New Granta Book of the American Short Story (2007) — Contribuidor — 212 exemplares
Stories To Get You Through The Night (2010) — Contribuidor — 32 exemplares
On the job: Fiction about work by contemporary American writers (1977) — Contribuidor — 10 exemplares
Open City #3 (1995) — Contribuidor — 5 exemplares
Modern Fiction About Schoolteaching: An Anthology (1995) — Contribuidor — 4 exemplares

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Conhecimento Comum

Nome canónico
Yates, Richard
Data de nascimento
1926-02-03
Data de falecimento
1992-11-07
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
Yonkers, New York, USA
Local de falecimento
Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Causa da morte
emphysema
Educação
Avon Old Farms School, Avon, Connecticut, USA
Ocupações
novelist
short story writer
ghost writer
Organizações
United States Army (WWII)
Prémios e menções honrosas
American Academy of Arts and Letters Academy Award (Literature, 1963)

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Absolutely loved it! The writing is brilliant. Richard Yates was so ahead of his time.
 
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Estatísticas

Obras
36
Also by
10
Membros
11,653
Popularidade
#2,020
Avaliação
4.0
Críticas
402
ISBN
287
Línguas
21
Marcado como favorito
72

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