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Maureen Howard (1) [1930–2022]

This page covers the author of Natural History: A Novel.

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Maureen Howard was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut on June 28, 1930. She graduated from Smith College in 1952 and immediately went to work in the publishing industry. She later taught at several universities including Columbia, Princeton, Amherst, and Yale. She is the author of several novels including Not a Word about Nightingales, Grace Abounding, Natural History, A Lover's Almanac, Bridgeport Bus, Expensive Habits, and The Rags of Time. Her autobiography, Facts of Life, received the National Book Critics Award for general nonfiction in 1980. She received an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. (Bowker Author Biography) Maureen Howard is the author of a memoir, Facts of Life, & seven novels, which include "A Lover's Almanac", "Bridgeport Bus", & the PEN/Faulkner Award nominees "Grace Abounding", "Expensive Habits", & "Natural History". The recipient of an Academy award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts & Letters, she lives in New York City. (Publisher Provided)
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