An American novelist and biographer, he’s known for works such as for example Bottom Dogs and From Flushing to Calvary. He was portion of a 20th-century band of expatriate American authors who resolved in Paris. He graduated from both University or college of California-Berkeley and Columbia University or college. He offered in the military by the end of Globe Battle I. He relocated to the Danish isle of Bornholm in 1955. He was created in Massachusetts to Elizabeth Dahlberg. He spent portion of his child years in his mother’s treatment and portion of it within an orphanage. In 1950, he wedded R’Lene LaFleur Howell. He and Caroline Gordon both received Guggenheim Fellowships.