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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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9/16/1943 - 7/27/2016

Authors: Remembering the life, death and legacy of James McPherson

Pulitzer Prize-winning author James Alan McPherson died July 27, 2016, in a hospital in Iowa City, Iowa, according to multiple news sources. He was 72. The cause of death was reportedly complications of pneumonia. McPherson won the Pulitzer Prize in 1978 for “Elbow Room,” a 1977 collection of short stories. He was the first African-American to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Click to get weekly celebrity death news delivered to your inbox. The author, who was born...
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