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Pulitzer Prize-winning master of sweeping historical fiction dies at 103

Pulitzer Prize-winning master of sweeping historical fiction dies at 103
Friday 17
23:30 2019

Herman Wouk, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the Navy drama “The Caine Mutiny,” whose sweeping novels about World War II, the Holocaust and the creation of Israel made him one of the most popular writers of his generation and helped revitalize the genre of historical fiction, died May 17 at his home in Palm Springs, Calif. He was 103. His literary agent, Amy Rennert, confirmed the death but did not provide a cause. Mr. Wouk (his last name is pronounced “Woke”) penned a dozen novels, a handful of plays and several nonfiction books over the course of his nearly 60-year ...

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Summary: “The Caine Mutiny,” “The Winds of War” and “War and Remembrance” were among Wouk's best-selling novels about personal conflict set against the backdrop of compelling historical events.

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