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Full Name: Irwin Shaw
(1913-1984) Playwright, novelist, writer. Irwin Shaw was born in the Bronx, New York, moved to Brooklyn, New York, and also lived in Manhattan, New York. He wrote "The Young Lions" (1948) and "Rich Man, Poor Man" (1970), which was the basis for a long-running, pioneering mini-series on TV in 1975.
Author's Timeline:
1913 Bronx County
Irwin Gilbert Shamforoff (Irwin Shaw) was born in the Bronx, New York in 1913. 
1984 (Unknown) County
Irwin Shaw died in Davos, Switzerland in 1984. 
1948 (Unknown) County
The Young Lions
1970 (Unknown) County
Rich Man, Poor Man
1934 Kings County
Shaw received a B.A. from Brooklyn College in Brooklyn, New York in 1934. 
1936 (Unknown) County
Bury the Dead
1939 (Unknown) County
The Gentle People
1937 (Unknown) County
1941 (Unknown) County
Retreat to Pleasure
1943 (Unknown) County
Sons and Soldiers
1945 (Unknown) County
The Assassin
1958 (Unknown) County
1963 (Unknown) County
Children from Their Games
? Kings County
Shaw lived in Brooklyn, New York. 
? New York County
Shaw lived in Manhattan, New York. 

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