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Jim Harrison

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Jim Harrison (Writer)
BornJames Harrison
(1937-12-11)December 11, 1937
Grayling, Michigan, United States
DiedMarch 26, 2016(2016-03-26) (aged 78)
Patagonia, Arizona, United States
OccupationNovelist, poet, essayist
GenreFiction, non-fiction, poetry
SpouseLinda King Harrison (d. October 2, 2015)
Children2 daughters: Jamie Potenberg and Anna Hjortsberg

James "Jim" Harrison (December 11, 1937 – March 26, 2016) was an American author. He was known for his poetry, fiction, reviews, essays about the outdoors, and writings about food. He was best known for his 1979 novella Legends of the Fall. He has been called "a force of nature",[1] and his work has been compared to that of William Faulkner and Ernest Hemingway.[2]

Harrison died of a heart attack on March 26, 2016, aged 78.[3]

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  1. ""Returning to Earth" – In grief, giving family wings". The Seattle Times. January 5, 2007.
  2. "Jim Harrison Biography". jrank.org. Net Industries. Retrieved January 21, 2012.
  3. https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2016/03/27/us/ap-us-obit-jim-harrison.html?_r=1[permanent dead link]