Conrad Richter, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Conrad Richter

American novelist

Date of Birth: 13-Oct-1890

Place of Birth: Pine Grove, Pennsylvania, United States

Date of Death: 30-Oct-1968

Profession: screenwriter, writer, playwright, journalist, novelist

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Conrad Richter

  • Conrad Michael Richter (October 13, 1890 – October 30, 1968) was an American novelist whose lyrical work is concerned largely with life on the American frontier in various periods.
  • His novel The Town (1950), the last story of his trilogy The Awakening Land about the Ohio frontier, won the 1951 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
  • His novel The Waters of Kronos won the 1961 National Book Award for Fiction.
  • Two collections of short stories were published posthumously during the 20th century, and several of his novels have been reissued during the 21st century by academic presses.

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