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Full Name: George Plimpton
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(1927-2003) Writer, editor. George Plimpton was born in New York City, taught at Barnard, edited the "Paris Review," and died at his home on East 72nd Street. George Plimpton co-founded the important literary journal "Paris Review," and wrote articles and books on his many and varied experiences: among other things, he quarterbacked for the Detroit Lions and boxed with Archie Moore. His books include "Paper Lion" (1966), "Shadow Box," and a series of interviews in the "Paris Review" and elsewhere. His works of oral history include "Truman Capote: In Which Various Friends, Enemies, Acquaintances and Detractors Recall His Turbulent Career," and "Edie," a biography of Edie Sedgwick, which he compiled with Jean Stein.
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1927 New York County
George Plimpton was born in New York City, New York in 1927. 
2003 New York County
George Plimpton died at his home on East 72nd Street in New York City in 2003. 
1966 (Unknown) County
Paper Lion
Nonfiction. 
1961 (Unknown) County
Out Of My League
(Pub: Harper & Bros. ISBN: )
Nonfiction. 
1968 (Unknown) County
The Bogey Man
(Pub: Harper & Row. ISBN: )
Nonfiction. 
1988 (Unknown) County
Open Net
(Pub: W W Norton & Co Inc. ISBN: )
Nonfiction. 
1973 (Unknown) County
Mad Ducks and Bears
(Pub: Random House. ISBN: )
Nonfiction. 
1995 (Unknown) County
The X Factor: A Quest for Excellence
(Pub: W. W. Norton & Company. ISBN: )
Nonfiction. 
1977 (Unknown) County
One More July: A Football Dialogue with Bill Curry
Nonfiction. 
1987 (Unknown) County
The Curious Case of Sidd Finch
Novel. 
1997 (Unknown) County
Truman Capote, In Which Various Friends, Enemies, Acquaintances, and Detractors Recall His Turbulent Career
Nonfiction. 
1984 (Unknown) County
Fireworks
Nonfiction. 
? New York County
Plimpton taught at Barnard College in Manhattan, New York. 
? New York County
Plimpton attended Saint Bernard's School in Manhattan, New York. 

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