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|Birth:||1st January, 1897|
|Death:||1st November, 1973|
Catherine Drinker Bowen was born in Haverford, Pennsylvania. She was an American writer best known for her biographies. She won the National Book Award for Nonfiction in 1958. A number of Bowen's books were chosen as Book of the Month Club selections, including Beloved Friend, Yankee from Olympus and John Adams and the American Revolution. In addition, Ms. Bowen received the 1957 Philadelphia Award and the 1962 Women's National Book Association award. Her last book, Family Portrait, received critical acclaim, and was a Literary Guild selection. In 1962, she became the first woman to receive an honorary degree from Lehigh University.
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