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Herman Wouk

Biography

Herman Wouk

Herman Wouk was the author of such classics as THE CAINE MUTINY, MARJORIE MORNINGSTAR, YOUNGBLOOD HAWKE, DON'T STOP THE CARNIVAL, THE WINDS OF WAR, WAR AND REMEMBRANCE and INSIDE, OUTSIDE. His later works included THE HOPE, THE GLORY, A HOLE IN TEXAS and THE LAWGIVER.

Among Mr. Wouk’s laurels were the 1952 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for THE CAINE MUTINY; the cover of Time magazine for MARJORIE MORNINGSTAR, the bestselling novel of that year; and the cultural phenomenon of THE WINDS OF WAR and WAR AND REMEMBRANCE, which he wrote over a 14-year period and went on to become two of the most popular novels and TV miniseries events of the 1970s and 1980s. In 1998, he received the Guardian of Zion Award for support of Israel. In 2008, Mr. Wouk was honored with the first Library of Congress Lifetime Achievement for the Writing of Fiction.

Wouk passed away in his sleep on May 17, 2019, at the age of 103.

Herman Wouk

Books by Herman Wouk

by Herman Wouk - Classics, Fiction, Literary, Romance

A starry-eyed young beauty, Marjorie Morgenstern is 19 years old when she leaves New York to accept the job of her dreams --- working in a summer-stock company for Noel Airman, its talented and intensely charismatic director. Released from the social constraints of her traditional Jewish family, and thrown into the glorious, colorful world of theater, Marjorie finds herself entangled in a powerful affair with the man destined to become the greatest --- and the most destructive --- love of her life.