Sinclair Lewis

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Lewis in 1930
Born Harry Sinclair Lewis
(1885-02-07)February 7, 1885
Sauk Centre, Minnesota, United States
Died January 10, 1951(1951-01-10) (aged 65)
Rome, Italy
Occupation Novelist, playwright, short story writer
Nationality American
Alma mater Yale University
Notable award(s) Nobel Prize in Literature
Spouse(s) Grace Livingston Hegger (1914–1925) (divorced)
Dorothy Thompson (1928–1942) (divorced)
Children 2


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.