Raymond Carver


Raymond Carver Famous memorial

Clatskanie, Columbia County, Oregon, USA
Death 2 Aug 1988 (aged 50)
Port Angeles, Clallam County, Washington, USA
Burial Port Angeles, Clallam County, Washington, USA
Plot I-AA-15
Memorial ID 9918140 View Source

Author. He was a Guggenheim Fellow in 1979 and in 1983 he received the prestigious Mildred and Harold Strauss Living Award and many other awards and citations the year of his death (lung cancer). His last book of poetry "A New Path to the Waterfall was published in 1989. He was married to poet Tess Gallagher. The Robert Altman film "Shortcuts" (1993) is based on Carver's writings.

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Poet, Short Story Writer, essayist

And did you get what
you wanted from this life, even so?
I did.
And what did you want?
To call myself beloved, to feel myself
beloved on the earth.
Raymond Carver

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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Raymond Carver (25 May 1938–2 Aug 1988), Find a Grave Memorial ID 9918140, citing Ocean View Cemetery, Port Angeles, Clallam County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .