Author

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Tobias Wolff

Fiction writer, memoirist

1945   -  

country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: Stanford University, Hertford College
occupation: novelist, writer, autobiographer, screenwriter, university teacher, academic
award received: PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, PEN/Malamud Award
influenced by: Guy de Maupassant
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Tobias Jonathan Ansell Wolff (born June 19, 1945) is an American short story writer, memoirist, novelist, and teacher of creative writing. He is known for his memoirs, particularly This Boy's Life (1989) and In Pharaoh's Army (1994). He has written four short story collections and two novels including The Barracks Thief (1984), which won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. Wolff received a National Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama in September 2015.His academic career began at Syracuse University (1982–1997) and, since 1997, he has taught at Stanford University, where he is the Ward W. and Priscilla B. Woods Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences.
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Works

11

In Pharaoh's Army

book by Tobias Wolff

author: Tobias Wolff

1994

Hunters in the Snow

short story by Tobias Wolff

author: Tobias Wolff

Old School

novel by Tobias Wolff

author: Tobias Wolff

2003

The Barracks Thief

novel by Tobias Wolff

author: Tobias Wolff

1984

This Boy's Life

book by Tobias Wolff

author: Tobias Wolff

1989

Ugly Rumours

novel by Tobias Wolff

author: Tobias Wolff

1975

Back in the World

1985 short story collection by Tobias Wolff

author: Tobias Wolff

1985

The Night in Question

1996 short story collection by Tobias Wolff

author: Tobias Wolff

1996

Our Story Begins

author: Tobias Wolff

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