John Graves (author)

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John Graves
John Graves.jpeg
Graves in c. 1980s
Born(1920-08-06)August 6, 1920
DiedJuly 30, 2013(2013-07-30) (aged 92)
Glen Rose, Texas, U.S.
Occupationwriter
Known forGoodbye to a River

John Graves (August 6, 1920 – July 30, 2013) was an American writer. He was best known for his book Goodbye to a River.[1]

Graves was born on August 6, 1920 in Fort Worth, Texas. He studied at Rice Institute and at Columbia University. Graves was divorced from an early marriage. His family moved to Glen Rose, Texas. Graves continued writing shortly before his death on July 30, 2013 in Glen Rose, Texas from natural causes, aged 92.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Chappell, Bill. "Texas Author John Graves Dies At 92; Wrote 'Goodbye To A River' : The Two-Way". NPR. Retrieved 2013-07-31.