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 Scott O'Dell

Scott O'Dell

Birth
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 15 Oct 1989 (aged 91)
Mount Kisco, Westchester County, New York, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea
Plot Ashes scattered in the Pacific Ocean
Memorial ID 8389297 · View Source
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Author. His first published novel, "Woman of Spain," appeared in 1934. After World War II, he wrote his second novel, "Hill of the Hawk," which was published in 1947. He collaborated with an ex-convict to write "Man Alone," which was published in 1953. His third novel, "The Sea is Red," appeared in 1958. In 1960, "Island of the Blue Dolphins" launched him on a new career. The book became a best-seller. It won the American Library Association's Newbery Medal, as well as a half-dozen other awards. During the next 29 years, Scott wrote another 25 books for young readers.

Bio by: William R. Cavins


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: William R. Cavins
  • Added: 15 Feb 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8389297
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Scott O'Dell (23 May 1898–15 Oct 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8389297, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.