Ken Kesey

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Ken Kesey
BornSeptember 17, 1935
La Junta, Colorado, United States
DiedNovember 10, 2001(2001-11-10) (aged 66)
Pleasant Hill, Oregon, United States
OccupationNovelist, Short story writer, Essayist
NationalityAmerican
GenreBeat, Postmodernism
Literary movementMerry Pranksters
Notable worksOne Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Kenneth Elton Kesey (September 17, 1935 – November 10, 2001) was an American writer best known for his novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. He was born in La Junta, Colorado and moved to Springfield, Oregon in 1946.