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Evan S. Connell (1924–2013)


American novelist, poet and short story writer, the son of a physician. A graduate from the University of Kansas in 1947, he became best known for his wry studies of suburban types, featured in "Mrs. Bridge" (1959) and "Mr. Bridge" (1969). See more trivia »

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Mr. & Mrs. Bridge
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 1991 Morning Star (TV Mini-Series) (book - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... (book)
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... (book)
 1990 Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (novels "Mr. Bridge" and "Mrs. Bridge")

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Book: "Son of the Morning Star: Custer and the Little Bighorn". New York: North Point Press. ISBN-10: 0895471604; ISBN-13: 9780895471604 See more »

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He wrote 19 novels in a career spanning six decades. His other works include two book-length poems, a biography of Spanish painter Francisco Goya, and a historical novel about the Crusades. Other subjects include alchemy, Antarctica, Nordic legends, Marco Polo, Mayan sculpture, and the quest for gold in the New World. See more »

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