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Ward Just

USA flag (1935 - 2019)

Ward Just graduated from Cranbrook School in 1953. He briefly attended Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. He started his career as a print journalist for the Waukegan (Illinois) News-Sun. He was also a correspondent for Newsweek and The Washington Post from 1959 to 1969, after which he left journalism to write fiction.

Genres: Historical Mystery
Non fiction
National Book Award for Fiction Best Book nominee (1997) : Echo House
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (2005) : An Unfinished Season