A.B. Guthrie Jr.

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Bedford, Indiana, USA
American story writer and author of novels which chronicle the settling of the American West from 1830. With the exception of These Thousand Hills (1959), Guthrie depicted a rugged, generally unromanticised West, his works often filled with accurate historical detail. He attended the University of Washington (1919-20) and graduated with a bachelor's degree from the University of Montana in 1923. A former journalist and executive editor of the Lexington Reader (1926-47), he won the Pulitzer Prize for his 1950 novel 'The Way West'. Read more...