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Albert Bertram Guthrie, Jr. (1901-1991) began his career as a newspaper reporter, but is best known as a novelist and literary historian, writing as A.B. Guthrie, Jr. He won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1950 for his novel "The Way West." Guthrie was inducted into the Montana Newspaper Hall of Fame in 1993. In addition to historical novels, Guthrie wrote short stories, essays, murder mysteries, and the screenplays for the films "Shane" and "The Kentuckian."
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