Born: March 18, 1932
Birthplace: Reading, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Died: January 27, 2009
Occupation: Author, Critic, Poet, and Short-Story Writer
Profile: Awarded two Pulitzer Prizes for Fiction. In 1982 for Rabbit Is Rich and in 1991 for Rabbit at Rest.
Number of Quotes: 2
My mother used to have dreams about being a writer and I used to watch her.
Now that I am sixty, I see why the idea of elder wisdom has passed from currency.