A biography of benjamin mckinlay kantor

Lee and Grant at Appomattox and Gettysburg Early life and education Benjamin McKinlay Kantor was born and grew up in Webster City, Iowa, the second child and only son in his family. Nevertheless he was decorated with the Medal of Freedom by Gen. He attended the local schools and described the Kendall Young Public Library as his "university".

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Moreover, several of his novels[ which? The film was a commercial and critical success, winning seven Academy Awards.

He was known for a lack of quotation marks and was influential in this regard on Cormac McCarthywho said that Kantor was the first writer he encountered who left them out. He also saw combat during the Korean War as a correspondent. Kantor married Florence Irene Layne, and they had two children together.

Mack Kantor won a writing contest with his first story "Purple". He wrote more than 30 novels, several set during the American Civil War, and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in for his novel Andersonville Kantor was born in Webster City, Iowa, in Init was revealed that he had allowed his name to be used on a screenplay written by Dalton Trumbo[4] one of the Hollywood Tenwho had been blacklisted as a result of his refusal to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee HUAC hearings.

This generated such a response that it was published in as a book. As a child, the boy started using his middle name McKinlay as his given name. He changed its spelling, adding an "a" because he thought it sounded more Scottish, and chose to be called "Mack" or MacKinlay. He often rode on night shifts, working with the 23rd Precinct, whose territory ranged from upper Park Avenue to East Harlem, with a wide range of residents and incomes.

It was based on his short story by the same name, published February 3, in a "slick" magazine, The Saturday Evening Post. He wrote more than 30 novels, several set during the American Civil War, and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in for his novel Andersonville, about the Confederate prisoner of war camp.

He attended the local schools and made full use of the Kendall Young Library, which he described as his "university". From toKantor wrote numerous stories for pulp fiction magazines, to earn a living and support his family, including crime stories and mysteries.

This generated such a response that it was published in as a book. He also wrote for Detective Fiction Weekly. His father, John Martin Kantor, was a Jewish, native-born Swede descended from "a long line of rabbis, who posed as a Protestant clergyman. Kantor won a writing contest with his first story, "Purple".

Several of his novels were adapted for films. He had a sister Virginia. Kantor was said to have lost his temper with Goldwyn and walked off the Hollywood lot.

Kantor was noted for his limited use of punctuation within his literary compositions. He was the only civilian other than reporters allowed to ride with police on their beat. He changed its spelling, adding an "a", because he thought it sounded more Scottish, and chose to be called "Mack" or MacKinlay.

Kantor died of a heart attack inat the age of 73, at his home in Sarasota, Florida. A True Story of My Family. Army Air Corp commander. In addition to journalism and novels, Kantor wrote the screenplay for Gun Crazy aka Deadly Is the Femalea noted film noir.Benjamin McKinlay Kantor was born and grew up in Webster City, Iowa, the second child and only son in his family.

He had a sister Virginia. His mother, Effie (McKinlay) Kantor, worked as the editor of the Webster City Daily News during part of his childhood. mi-centre.com Seek and meet people born on the same date as you MacKinlay Kantor Birth Chart Astro Horoscope Birth Date Biography Wikipedia Free Horoscopes.

MacKinlay Kantor's wiki: MacKinlay Kantor (February 4, – October 11, ), born Benjamin McKinlay Kantor, was an American journalist, novelist and screenwriter.

He wrote more than 30 novels, several set during the American Civil War, and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for F. Benjamin Kantor, Editorial Department: Time Lapse.

Benjamin Kantor is known for his work on Time Lapse (), Domain () and Veronica Mars (). Full name: Benjamin MacKinlay (Benjamin McKinlay-) Kantor Gender: Male Born: Biography.

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MacKinlay Kantor worked as the editor of the â Webster City Daily Newsâ during his childhood. He had already written his first collection of poems at years-old. During World War II, Kantor reported from London as a war correspondent for a Los.

Kantor playing the guitar MacKinlay Kantor (February 4, – October 11, ), born Benjamin McKinlay Kantor, was an American journalist, novelist and screenwriter. He wrote more than 30 novels, several set during the American Civil War, and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in for his novel, Andersonville.

He also wrote the novel Gettysburg, set during the Civil War.

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