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1868 – Edward Alan Sullivan, born on the 29th of November in St. George’s Rectory, Montreal, Canada.  He was a Canadian poet and author of short stories. 1883 – He began attending Loretto in Musselburgh, Scotland, a famous school for boys. 1941 – He won the Governor General’s Award for English language fiction for the ..

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English dramatist and novelist   wrote novels "This Sporting Life" 1960, "Flight into Camden" 1960, "Radcliffe" 1963, "Pasmore" 1972, "A Temporary Life" 1973, "Saville" 1976 (Booker Prize 1976), "A Prodigal Child" 1983, "Present Times" 1984, play "In Celebration" 1..

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1869 – Born in Sag Harbor, Long Island New York on the 1st of December. 1890 – Sterling eventually followed him to the Bay Area.   1909 – Inspiration for character Russ Brissenden in Jack London’s novel "Martin Eden".   1926 – Died on the 17th of November, Sterling committed suicide by swallowing cyanide at ..

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  1879 – He was born on the 2nd day of October of this year in Reading, Pennsylvania.   1897 – He attended Harvard as a special student from this year to 1900 but did not graduate.   1903 – He graduated from New York law school.   1904 – He was admitted to the ..

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1522 – Edmund Spenser Poet, born in London, UK. He studied at Cambridge, and obtained a place in Leicester’s household, which led to a friendship with Sir Philip Sidney and a circle of wits (the Areopagus). He was an English poet and Poet Laureate. 1579 – His first original work was a sequence of pastoral ..

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1952 – Gary Soto was born on April 12th in Fresno, California, to working-class Mexican American parents. 1975 – He married Carolyn Oda, a woman of Japanese ancestry. 1976 – He began his academic career at Fresno City College, moving on to California State University, Fresno, and the University of California, Irvine, where he earned ..

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