William Clark Styron, Jr

William Clark Styron, Jr

Birth
Newport News, Newport News City, Virginia, USA
Death 1 Nov 2006 (aged 81)
Marthas Vineyard, Dukes County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Tisbury, Dukes County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 16421526 · View Source
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Author. Best known for the award-winning novel "Sophie's Choice", which detailed a non-Jewish Holocaust survivor from Poland, he was awarded the 1968 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his work "The Confessions of Nat Turner." His other works included "A Tidewater Morning," a collection of fiction pieces, a book of essays, "This Quiet Dust," and the best-selling memoir "Darkness Visible," in which he recalled nearly taking his own life.


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  • Added: 1 Nov 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 16421526
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Clark Styron, Jr (11 Jun 1925–1 Nov 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 16421526, citing West Chop Cemetery, Tisbury, Dukes County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .