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Thornton Wilder

17 April 1897 - 7 December 1975

Thornton Niven Wilder was an American playwright and novelist. He received three Pulitzer Prizes, one for his novel The Bridge of San Luis Rey and two for his plays Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth, and a National Book Award for his novel The Eighth Day.


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June 6, 2014 Edited by KirstinM added a website link
September 14, 2013 Edited by Stuart Howard merge authors
February 23, 2011 Edited by Tom Morris merge authors
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