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(first published 1940)
Walter Van Tilburg Clark
- Date of birth: August 03, 1909
- Died: November 10, 1971
- Born: in East Orland, Maine, The United States.
- Description: Walter Van Tilburg Clark was an American novelist, short story writer, and educator. He ranks as one of Nevada's most distinguished literary figures of the 20th century and is known primarily for his novels, his one volume of stories, as well as his uncollected short stories. As a writer, he taught himself to use the familiar materials of the western saga to explore the human psyche and to raise deep philosophical issues.