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us: Vidal, Gore, 1925-2012


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  • Variants

    • us: Vidal, Eugene Luther, 1925-2012
    • us: Vidal, Gor, 1925-2012
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19251003
    • Death Date

        20120731
    • Birth Place

        (naf) West Point (N.Y.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Los Angeles (Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Ravello (Italy)
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

        Novelists
          Essayists
            Dramatists
              Critics
          • See Also

            • us: Box, Edgar, 1925-2012
            • us: Everard, Katherine
            • us: Kay, Cameron
          • Sources

            • found: His Williwaw, 1946.
            • found: Box, E. Death before bedtime, 1991: CIP t.p. (Edgar Box) data sheet (written under Gore Vidal's pseud., Edgar Box)
            • found: Internet: sbu.ac.uk/stafflag/gorevidal.html, 2/16/01 (He also wrote the novel "A star's progress" under the name Katherine Everard)
            • found: Imperator I͡Ulian, 2001: t.p. (Gor Vidal) added t.p. (Gore Vidal [in rom.])
            • found: New York times WWW site, Aug. 1, 2012 (Gore Vidal; Eugene Luther Gore Vidal, Jr.; b. Oct. 3, 1925, United States Military Academy at West Point; d. Tuesday [July 31, 2012], Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, aged 86; activist and elegant, acerbic all-around man of letters who presided with a certain relish over what he declared to be the end of American civilization; wrote mysteries under the pseudonyms Edgar Box, Katherine Everard)
            • found: Pseudonyms of Gore Vidal: 1950-1954 via WWW, 2013 Sept. 23 (Vidal adopted the name Cameron Kay - the name of his great uncle, who was once attorney general of Texas - to write Thieves Fall Out (1953)) {http://www.pitt.edu/~kloman/pseudo.html}
            • found: Wikimapia, via WWW, 2013 Oct. 22 (For much his life, Vidal divided his time between Ravello, Italy on the Amalfi Coast and Los Angeles, California. In 2003, he sold his cliffside Ravello villa (La Rondinaia, The Swallow's Nest) for health reasons) {http://wikimapia.org/1805311/La-Rondinaia-The-Swallow-s-Nest}
          • LC Classification

            • PS3543.I26
          • Change Notes

            • 1979-04-26: new
            • 2013-10-23: revised
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