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Edwin O'Connor


USA flag (1918 - 1968)

Edwin O'Connor was an American radio personality, journalist, and novelist who won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1962 for The Edge of Sadness (1961). His novels focused on the Irish-American experience and often dealt with the lives of politicians and priests.
 
Awards
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Best Book winner (1962) : The Edge of Sadness