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About Sinclair Lewis
Lewis was a Nobel Prize-winning author and playwright who was regarded as one of the best writers that have emerged from the U.S. Following his graduation from the university, he started writing poetry and fictional works. His first novel titled "Our Mr. Wrenn: The Romantic Adventures of a Gentle Man" was released in 1914. One year later, he published another novel named "The Trail of the Hawk: A Comedy of the Seriousness of Life". Despite his popularity during the 20th century, his legacy suffered enormous decline after his death.
His father, Edwin J. Lewis was a physician, while his mother was called Emma Lewis. His siblings were Fred and Claude Lewis. He was married to magazine editor, Grace Hegger between 1914 and 1925. He later married journalist and radio broadcaster, Dorothy Thompson from 1928 till 1942. His children were Michael and Wells Lewis - who died during the World War II.
He was awarded with a "Nobel Prize in Literature" in 1930.
At the age of 65, he died from advanced alcoholism in 1951.
He was an atheist.
He attended Oberlin Academy in Ohio before joining Oberlin College. He received a bachelor's degree from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut in 1908.
Sinclair Lewis Rank
Famous quotes by Sinclair Lewis
Intellectually I know that America is no better than any other country emotionally I know she is better than every other country.Sinclair Lewis
People will buy anything that is 'one to a customer.'Sinclair Lewis
Pugnacity is a form of courage, but a very bad form.Sinclair Lewis
There are two insults no human being will endure: that he has no sense of humor, and that he has never known trouble.Sinclair Lewis
What is love? It is the morning and the evening star.Sinclair Lewis
Whatever poet, orator or sage may say of it, old age is still old age.Sinclair Lewis
Sinclair Lewis' Popularity
Sinclair Lewis was a famous American author and playwright, who was born on February 7, 1885. As a person born on this date, Sinclair Lewis is listed in our database as the 32nd most popular celebrity for the day (February 7) and the 5th most popular for the year (1885).
People born on February 7 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Sinclair Lewis is the 882nd most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to Sinclair Lewis' birthday, Sinclair Lewis is the 8514th most famous American.
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