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Full Name: Vladimir Nabokov
Biography:
(1899-1977) Novelist, writer, poet, translator. In 1948, Nabokov moved to Ithaca, New York, to teach literature at Cornell University. He and his wife Vera would reside at various Ithaca addresses throughout the 50s, and he drew on his experiences in Ithaca for inspiration. Nabokov worked on his famous novel "Lolita" (1958) there, and Ithaca was also the inspiration for New Wye, Appalachia in his novel "Pale Fire" (1961). Nabokov left Cornell for Montreaux, Switzerland in 1961. Nabokov stayed at the Hotel Chelsea.
Author's Timeline:
1958 Tompkins County
Lolita
(Pub: Putnam. ISBN: )
Nabokov worked on his famous novel "Lolita," in Ithaca, New York. 
1961 Tompkins County
Pale Fire
Ithaca, New York was also the inspiration for New Wye, Appalachia in his novel "Pale Fire." 
1899 (Unknown) County
Vladimir Nabokov was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia, in 1899. 
1977 (Unknown) County
Nabokov died in Montreaux, Switzerland, in 1977. 
1948 Tompkins County
In 1948, Nabokov moved to Ithaca, New York to teach literature at Cornell University. He and his wife Vera would reside at various Ithaca addresses throughout the 50s, and he drew on his experiences in Ithaca for inspiration. Nabokov left Cornell for Montreaux, Switzerland in 1961. 
1941 (Unknown) County
The Real Life of Sebastian Knight
Novel. 
1947 (Unknown) County
Bend Sinister
Novel. 
1951 (Unknown) County
Speak, Memory
Memoir. 
1957 (Unknown) County
Pnin
Novel. 
1959 (Unknown) County
Invitation to a Beheading
Novel. 
1928 (Unknown) County
King, Queen, Knave
Novel. 
1969 (Unknown) County
Ada or Ardor: A Family Chronicle
Novel. 
1972 (Unknown) County
Transparent Things
Novel. 
1977 (Unknown) County
Vladimir Nabokov was interred at Cimitière de Clarens, Clarens, Vaud, Switzerland. 
? New York County
Nabokov stayed at the Hotel Chelsea in Manhattan, New York. 

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