Evan S. Connell Net Worth

Evan S. Connell Net Worth is
$4 Million

Evan S. Connell Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Evan Shelby Connell, Jr. (August 17, 1924 – January 10, 2013) was an American novelist, poet, and short story-writer. He also published under the name Evan S. Connell, Jr. His writing covered a variety of genres, although he has published most frequently in fiction.In 2009, Connell was nominated for the Man Booker International Prize, for lifetime achievement. On April 23, 2010, he was awarded a Los Angeles Times Book Prize: the Robert Kirsch Award, for "a living author with a substantial connection to the American West, whose contribution to American letters deserves special recognition."

Date Of BirthAugust 17, 1924, Kansas City, Missouri, United States
DiedJanuary 10, 2013, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
Place Of BirthKansas City, Missouri, USA
EducationUniversity of Kansas (1947), Stanford University, Dartmouth College
AwardsGuggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada, Lannan Lifetime Achievement Award
MoviesMr. and Mrs. Bridge
Star SignLeo
1Connell pursued a literary career against the wishes of his father, who wanted him to inherit the family medical practice. He began writing while attending Dartmouth College. He left in 1943 to enlist in the Navy, becoming a pilot and flight instructor. After the war, he returned to college and graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in English literature. He also studied creative writing at Stanford and Columbia.
2American novelist, poet and short story writer, the son of a physician. A graduate from the University of Kansas in 1947, he became best known for his wry studies of suburban types, featured in "Mrs. Bridge" (1959) and "Mr. Bridge" (1969).
3He wrote 19 novels in a career spanning six decades. His other works include two book-length poems, a biography of Spanish painter Francisco Goya, and a historical novel about the Crusades. Other subjects include alchemy, Antarctica, Nordic legends, Marco Polo, Mayan sculpture, and the quest for gold in the New World.
4Grew up as the only son of a doctor in Kansas City, MO, graduated from the University of Kansas and then moved West.
5Author of at least 18 books in various genres including collections of poetry and short stories, his best-selling "masterpiece" novel about Custer's last stand was entitled "Son of the Morning Star".


Morning Star1991TV Mini-Series book - 2 episodes
Mr. & Mrs. Bridge1990novels "Mr. Bridge" and "Mrs. Bridge"

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