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Gerald Warner Brace
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Birth: Sep. 24, 1901
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 20, 1978
Blue Hill
Hancock County
Maine, USA

He was an American novelist, writer, educator, sailor and boat builder. His work frequently employed settings from rural life in New England.

He was a 1958 National Book Award nominee for fiction. In 1967 he won the Shell Award for Distinguished Writing from Boston University.

Gerald Warner Brace, 76, novelist of the New England scene (among his eleven books: The Garretson Chronicle and The Islands) and longtime professor of English at Boston University; of cancer; in Blue Hill, Me. A stylish lecturer who in spired thousands of students with his incisive and dry-humored dissections of American literature. Brace, though born on Long Island, developed a lifetime love affair with New England (and particularly Maine) that was reflected in the values that his life and novels extolled: duty, moderation, self-control and, above all, the enduring power of reason.
Family links: 
  Charles Loring Brace (1855 - 1938)
  Louise Tilman Warner Brace (1864 - 1947)
  Huldah Potter Laird Brace (1902 - 1986)*
  Barbara Brace Seeley (1934 - 2003)*
*Calculated relationship
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Created by: Member#47194125
Record added: Apr 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68563957


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