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Margaret Ayer Barnes (1886–1967)


At age 40 she broke her back in a traffic accident. She took up writing as a way to occupy her time. Between 1926 and 1930 she wrote several short stories and three plays, including an adaptation of Edith Wharton's novel "The Age of Innocence". In 1931 she won the Pulitzer Prize for her first novel, "Years of Grace". See more trivia »

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 1952 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Years of Grace (1952) ... (novel)
 1947 Dishonored Lady (play)
 1934 The Age of Innocence (and the play by)
 1932 Westward Passage (story)

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Playwright: "The Age of Innocence" (filmed as The Age of Innocence (1934)) See more »

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