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Allen Drury

Allen Stuart Drury was an American novelist. During World War II, he was a reporter in the Senate, closely observing Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman, among others. He would convert these experiences into his first novel Advise and Consent, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1960. Long afterwards, it was still being praised as ‘the definitive Washington tale’. His diaries from this period were published as A Senate... Read More

BornSeptember 2, 1918
Houston, Texas, U.S.
DiedSeptember 2, 1998 (aged 80)
San Francisco, California, U.S.
OccupationJournalist, novelist
Years active1943–1998


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