Sinclair Lewis


Sinclair Lewis

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Sinclair Lewis
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1930

Born: 7 February 1885, Sauk Centre, MN, USA

Died: 10 January 1951, Rome, Italy

Residence at the time of the award: USA

Prize motivation: "for his vigorous and graphic art of description and his ability to create, with wit and humour, new types of characters."

Language: English

Prize share: 1/1

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