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Type: Novelist, playwright, screenwriter

Born: July 20, 1933


Cormac McCarthy is an American novelist, playwright, and screenwriter. He has written ten novels, spanning the Southern Gothic, western, and post-apocalyptic genres. He won the Pulitzer Prize and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction for The Road (2006). His 2005 novel "No Country for Old Men" was adapted as a 2007 film of the same name, which won four Academy Awards, including Best Picture. "For All the Pretty Horses" (1992), he won both the U.S. National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle Award. "All the Pretty Horses", "The Road", and "Child of God" have also been adapted as motion pictures.

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