Booth Tarkington (1869-1946)

Death: 19th May 1946
Location: Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, United States. Plot: Lot 13
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American novelist and dramatist best known for his novels The Magnificent Ambersons and Alice Adams.
He is one of only three novelists (the others being William Faulkner and John Updike) to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction more than once. He won the O. Henry Memorial Award in 1931 for this short story Cider of Normandy.  Tarkington began losing his eyesight in the 1920s and was blind in his later years. He continued producing his works by dictating to a secretary.