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John McPhee

American writer

1931   -  

country of citizenship: United States of America
educated at: Princeton University, Magdalene College, Deerfield Academy
occupation: writer
award received: Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction, John Burroughs Medal, George Polk Award, John Wesley Powell Award

John Angus McPhee (born March 8, 1931) is an American writer, widely considered one of the pioneers of creative nonfiction. He is a four-time finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in the category General Nonfiction and he won that award on the fourth occasion in 1999 for Annals of the Former World (a collection of five books including two of his previous Pulitzer finalists). In 2008, he received the George Polk Career Award for his "indelible mark on American journalism during his nearly half-century career."Since 1974, McPhee has been the Ferris Professor of Journalism at Princeton University.
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works

9

A Sense of Where You Are

book by John McPhee

author: John McPhee

1965

The Control of Nature

book by John McPhee

author: John McPhee

1989

Annals of the Former World

book by John McPhee

author: John McPhee

1998

Coming into the Country

1976 book by John McPhee

author: John McPhee

1977

Encounters with the Archdruid

book by John McPhee

author: John McPhee

1971

Levels of the Game

book by John McPhee

author: John McPhee

1969

The Headmaster

book by John McPhee

author: John McPhee

1966

The Pine Barrens

book by John McPhee

author: John McPhee

1968

Looking for a Ship

author: John McPhee

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