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Herman Wouk
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    (May 27, 1915- )
    Born in The Bronx, New York
    Wrote the novels 'Aurora Dawn' (1947), 'City Boy' (1948), 'The Caine Mutiny' (1951), 'Marjorie Morningstar' (1955), 'Youngblood Hawke' (1961), 'Don't Stop the Carnival' (1965), 'The Winds of War' (1971), 'War and Remembrance' (1978), 'Inside, Outside' (1985), 'The Hope' (1993), 'The Glory' (1994) and 'A Hole in Texas' (2004)
    Wrote the play 'The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial' (1953)
    Also wrote 'This Is My God: The Jewish Way of Life' (1959), 'The Will to Live On: The Resurgence of Jewish Heritage' (2000) and 'The Language God Talks' (2010)
    Last name pronounced 'woke'
    He said he was 'criminally lazy' in school.
    His first professional writing job was as a gag writer for radio comedian Fred Allen.
    Although he had turned 'The Caine Mutiny' into a success on Broadway, his screenplay for the film version was declared a 'disaster' by director Edward Dmytryk, who fired him.
    He called writing 'the loneliest job in the world.'
    He has been married to Betty Sarah Brown since 1945.
    His son Abraham drowned in a swimming pool (1951).
    He served on two minesweepers during World War II.
    He was described by 'Time' as 'one of the few living US writers who carries no chip on his shoulder.'

Credit: C. Fishel


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