Cormac McCarthy, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist who wrote some of the most acclaimed and influential works of American literature, died on June 13, 2023, at his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He was 87.
McCarthy was born in Providence, Rhode Island, in 1933. He grew up in Knoxville, Tennessee, and began writing fiction while he was in college. His first novel, The Orchard Keeper, was published in 1965. He went on to write 12 more novels, including Blood Meridian, No Country for Old Men, and The Road.
McCarthy’s work was known for its dark, violent, and often bleak vision of the world. He was a master of language and his prose was often lyrical and poetic. His novels were praised by critics and readers alike, and he won numerous awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2007 for The Road.
McCarthy was a private person and he rarely gave interviews. He was married twice and had two children. He is survived by his wife, Anne DeLozier, and his son, John Francis McCarthy.
Read More Trending News
Cormac McCarthy was a towering figure in American literature. His work was deeply influential and his novels will continue to be read and studied for generations to come. He was a master of his craft and his passing is a great loss to the literary world.
About the Author:
Parminder Singh (Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin) Founder of FlipCard is an SEO & content writing expert helping businesses succeed online. My innovative and cutting-edge SEO techniques have revolutionized the field, helping numerous companies boost their online visibility and achieve their business goals. Sharing tips on improving rankings, driving traffic & boosting ROI.