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Sinclair Lewis

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Lewis in 1930
Lewis in 1930
BornHarry Sinclair Lewis
(1885-02-07)February 7, 1885
Sauk Centre, Minnesota, United States
DiedJanuary 10, 1951(1951-01-10) (aged 65)
Rome, Italy
OccupationNovelist, playwright, short story writer
Alma materYale University
Notable awardsNobel Prize in Literature
SpouseGrace Livingston Hegger (1914–1925) (divorced)
Dorothy Thompson (1928–1942) (divorced)


Harry Sinclair Lewis was a writer who became the first American to win a Nobel Prize.[1]

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  1. "Nomination Database". Official website of the Nobel Prize. Retrieved 22 January 2018.