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Percy, Walker

Born: 1916 AD
Died: 1990 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Novelists

1916 – Born on the 28th of May in Birmingham, Alabama.

1941 – Trained as a medical doctor at Columbia University in New York City, receiving his medical degree.

1946 – Married Mary Bernice Townsend, a medical technician, on th of November.

1961 – Published his first novel, The Moviegoer.

1962 – Won the National Book Award for Fiction.

1966-1987 – Wrote The Last Gentleman (1966), Love in the Ruins (1971), Lancelot (1977), The Second Coming (1980), and The Thanataos Syndrome in 1987. Nonfiction "The Message in the Bottle: How Queer Man Is, How Queer Language Is, and What One Has to Do with the Other" 1975, "Lost in the Cosmos: The Last Self-Help Book" 1983, "Novel-Writing in an Apocalyptic Time" 1986.

1990 – Walker Percy died on 10th of May because of prostate cancer.