Booth Tarkington

  • American

Newton Booth Tarkington was an American novelist and playwright notable for his Penrod book series and his Pulitzer Prize winning novels The Magnificent Ambersons and Alice Adams. Along with William Faulkner and John Updike, Mr Tarkington is one of only three novelists to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction more than once. - AsNotedIn

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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1914/00/00 "Penrod" by Booth Tarkington is published by Doubleday, Page. Author Penrod (short story collection) Beginnings of Bad Boy Literature
1921/06/00 "Alice Adams" by Booth Tarkington is published by Doubleday, Page and Co. Author Alice Adams (book)
1923/00/00 Built in 1911 for the Hare family, the Tudor and Craftsman style residence at 4270 N Meridian is home to Booth Tarkington from 1923 until his death in 1946. Home North Meridian Street Historic District Indianapolis
1923/03/00 Spring 1923, the Players stage Booth Tarkington's "Clarence". The title role is played by US tennis champ William T Tilden II. Known as the John Barrymore of the courts for his histrionics during matches, his performance at the Players is well received. Playwright Concord Armory Concord, MA
1929/00/00 "Arundel" by Kenneth Roberts is published. Featuring characters from the town of Arundel, Maine. Arundel follows Steven Nason as he joins Benedict Arnold in his march to Quebec during the American Revolution. Editor Arundel (book)
1937/00/00 "Northwest Passage", highlighting the French and Indian War and the Carver expedition, is published. Editor Northwest Passage (book)
1942/07/10 "The Magnificent Ambersons" is released. Novelist The Magnificent Ambersons

3 Creative Works by Booth Tarkington »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Penrod (short story collection) Author Short Story Collection 1914/00/00
Alice Adams (book) Author Novel 1921/06/00
  • 1100 or so Notable Novels and Novellas
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
The Magnificent Ambersons Novelist Film 1942/07/10
  • 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
  • AFI's 100 Years 100 Movies-10th Anniversary - 400 ballot choices, 2007
  • US National Film Registry

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