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We remember authors for the stories they tell and the many ways their words can entertain, enlighten and inspire us. The death of a beloved writer can leave us with a collective sense of loss, feelings of nostalgia, the belief that an era has passed. Fortunately for us, we will always have their works. This memorial site was created to honor and remember authors who've touched our lives.
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10/24/1945 - 5/11/2016

Authors: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Katherine Dunn

Katherine Dunn, an author who attained fame for her novel "Geek Love," died May 11 at her home in Portland, Oregon, according to multiple news sources. She was 70. Dunn died of lung-cancer complications, according to The Oregonian/OregonLive. "Geek Love," which was published in 1989, tells the story of a traveling circus run by a couple, Aloysius "Al" Binewski and "Crystal" Lil. When the show starts to fail, they decide to create a freak show by altering the genes of their children...
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