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Gerald Kersh was born in Teddington-on-Thames, near London, and quit school to take on a series of jobs, at the same time writing his first two novels. Once a professional wrestler, Kersh also fought with the Coldstream Guards in World War II. After traveling over much of the world, he became an American citizen, living quietly in Cragsmoor, in a remote section of the Shawangunk Mountains in New York State. He died in Kingston, NY, in 1968.
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