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Full Name: William Gaddis
Biography:
(1922-1998) Writer, novelist. William Gaddis was born in Manhattan, New York, and raised in Massapequa, New York. He returned to New York, worked as a fact checker for The New Yorker, and as a speech writer for the Pfizer Corporation.
Author's Timeline:
1922 New York County
William Gaddis was born in Manhattan, New York, on December 29, 1922. 
1998 Suffolk County
William Gaddis died at his home in East Hampton, New York, on December 16, 1998. 
1945 New York County
Mr. Gaddis returned to New York after studying at Harvard, and worked as a fact checker for The New Yorker, and as a speech writer for the Pfizer Corporation.  
1985 (Unknown) County
Carpenter's Gothic
(Pub: New York: Viking, 1985; London: Deutch, 1986. ISBN: 0670697931 / 978-0670697939)
Novel. 
1955 (Unknown) County
The Recognitions
(Pub: New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1955; London: MacGibbon & Kee, 1962. ISBN: 0151759715 / 978-0151759712)
Novel. 
1975 (Unknown) County
JR
(Pub: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975; London: Cape, 1976. ISBN: )
Novel, winner of National Book Award. 
1994 (Unknown) County
A Frolic of His Own
(Pub: Poiseidon Press / Simon & Schuster ISBN: 0671669842 / 978-0671669843)
Novel, winner of National Book Award. 
2002 (Unknown) County
Agape Agape
(Pub: Viking Adult ISBN: 0670031313 / 978-0670031313)
Novel. 
2002 (Unknown) County
The Rush for Second Place
(Pub: Penguin Books ISBN: 0142002380 / 978-0142002384)
Short fiction. 
1927 Nassau County
Mr. Gaddis lived with his mother in Massapequa, New York, until he was five.  
1998 Suffolk County
William Gaddis was interred at Oakland Cemetery, Sag Harbor, New York. 
1941 Nassau County
Mr. Gaddis graduated from Farmingdale High School in Farmingdale, New York, in 1941. 

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