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Charles Bukowski

16 August 1920 - 9 March 1994

Henry Charles Bukowski was an American poet, novelist, and short story writer. Bukowski's writing was heavily influenced by the geography and atmosphere of his home city of Los Angeles, and is marked by an emphasis on the ordinary lives of poor Americans, the act of writing, alcohol, relationships with women, and the drudgery of work. A prolific author, Bukowski wrote thousands of poems, hundreds of short stories, and six novels, eventually having over 60 books in print. In 1986 Time called Bukowski a "laureate of American lowlife."

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August 18, 2010 Edited by babbelwurst dob, dod, short bio, wikipedia-link
August 18, 2010 Edited by babbelwurst merge authors
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