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Allen Drury


A Twentieth-century American fiction article writer, he is most widely known for his 1959 book, Advise and Consent, which received the Pulitzer Award in 1960. Ahead of pursuing a profession being a novelist, he offered in the U.S. Military simply because an infantry soldier. He gained a Sigma Delta Chi Prize from the Culture of Professional Journalists for his editorial composing. He was a descendant of Hugh Drury and Lydia Grain. He never wedded. He respected the political profession of Robert Taft.

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Full Name Allen Drury
Date Of Birth September 2, 1918
Died September 2, 1998, San Francisco, California, United States
Place Of Birth Texas
Profession Novelist
Education Stanford University
Nationality American
Parents Alden Monteith Drury, Flora Allen
Awards Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
Movies Advise & Consent
Star Sign Virgo

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1Newspaper correspondent who became fulltime novelist. His first novel, "Advise and Consent," won the 1960 Pulitzer Prize for fiction.



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