MacKinlay Kantor

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Benjamin McKinlay Kantor (or MacKinlay Kantor; February 4, 1904 – October 11, 1977) was an American journalist and novelist. He received a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1956. He wrote over 30 novels, several set in the American Civil War.

Kantor was born in Webster City, Iowa. He died from a heart attack at seventy-three in Sarasota, Florida.