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Tyler, Anne

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Born: 1941 AD
Currently alive, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Novelists

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1941 – She was born on 25th day of October this year in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

 

1963 – She married Iranian psychiatrist and novelist Taghi Mohammad Modarressi, with whom she had two daughters, Tezh and Mitra.

 

1983 – Her ninth novel, Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant, which she considers her best work, was a finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award.

 

1985 – Her novel The Accidental Tourist was awarded the National Book Critics Circle Award this year.

 

1986 – Her novel The Accidental Tourist was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize this year.

 

1988 – Her novel The Accidental Tourist was made into a movie starring William Hurt and Geena Davis.

 

1989 - Her eleventh novel, Breathing Lessons, received the Pulitzer Prize.

 

1997 – Her husband Modarressi died this year.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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