William McPherson

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William McPherson
Born(1933-03-16)March 16, 1933
Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan
DiedMarch 28, 2017(2017-03-28) (aged 84)
Washington, D.C.
OccupationWriter, journalist
GenreJournalism, non-fiction, fiction

William McPherson (March 16, 1933 – March 28, 2017) was an American writer and journalist. He is the author of two novels, Testing the Current and To the Sargasso Sea, and many articles, essays, and book reviews. McPherson was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Distinguished Criticism in 1977.[1] He worked as a journalist for The Washington Post during his journalist career.

McPherson died at a medical center in Washington, D.C. on March 28, 2017 from complications of congestive heart failure and pneumonia, aged 84.[2]

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