Ward Just

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Ward Swift Just (September 5, 1935 – December 19, 2019) was an American writer. He was a war correspondent and the author of 17 novels and many short stories. He was born in Michigan City, Indiana. Benjamin Bradlee hired Just at The Washington Post as a war correspondent for the Vietnam war.[1] His novel An Unfinished Season was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2005. His novel Echo House was a finalist for the National Book Award in 1997.

Just died on December 19, 2019 in Plymouth, Massachusetts of problems caused by Lewy body dementia, aged 84.[2]

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  1. Shea, Jack (19 June 2014). "Interview with Ward Just". Martha's Vinyard Arts and Ideas. Retrieved August 14, 2019.
  2. Ward Just Helped Define a New Era in Journalism

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