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Full Name: Laurence Urdang
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(1927-2008) Lexicographer, writer. Laurence Urdang was born in Manhattan, New York, and graduated from the Fieldston School in the Bronx, New York. He wrote or edited more than 100 dictionaries and other reference books. He was the brother of writer Constance Urdang.
Author's Timeline:
1927 New York County
Laurence Urdang was born in Manhattan, New York, in 1927. 
2008 (Unknown) County
Laurence Urdang died in Branford, Connecticut, in 2008. He lived in Old Lyme, Connecticut. 
1966 (Unknown) County
Random House Dictionary of the English Language
Urdang was the managing editor of the first edition of the Random House Dictionary of the English Language. 
1981 (Unknown) County
-Ologies and -Isms: A Thematic Dictionary
(Pub: Detroit: Gale Research Company, 2nd edition. ISBN: )
Edited by Laurence Urdang. 
1956 New York County
Urdang graduated from Columbia University in Manhattan, New York, and did graduate work there. He taught at New York University from 1956 to 1961. 
1972 (Unknown) County
The New York Times Everyday Reader's Dictionary of Misunderstood, Misused, and Mispronounced Words
Compiled by Urdang. 
1985 (Unknown) County
Holidays and Anniversaries of the World
(Pub: Detroit: Gale Research Company. ISBN: 0-8103-1546-7)
Laurence Urdang and Christine N. Donohue.  
1996 (Unknown) County
American Century Dictionary
(Pub: Warner Books. ISBN: ISBN - 13:9780446601214)
Edited by Laurence Urdang. 
1986 (Unknown) County
The Synonym Finder
(Pub: Warner Brothers. ISBN: 0446370290 )
With J. I. Rodale, Nancy LaRoche. 
? Bronx County
Urdang graduated from the Fieldston School in the Bronx, New York. 

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