Allen Stuart Drury was an American novelist. He wrote the 1959 novel Advise and Consent, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1960.
|Born:||Sept 2, 1918, Houston, Texas, U.S.|
|Died:||Sept 2, 1998, San Francisco, California, U.S.|
|Residence:||Tiburon, California, U.S.|
|Education:||Bachelor of Arts|
|Alma mater:||Stanford University|
|Employer:||Tulare Bee, Bakersfield Californian, Pathfinder Magazine, Washington Evening Star, The New York Times|
|Known for:||Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and 20 novels|
|Home town:||Porterville, California, U.S.|
|Parent(s):||Alden Monteith Drury, Flora Allen|
|Relatives:||Anne Elizabeth Killiany (sister), Kevin D. Killiany (nephew), Kenneth A. Killiany (nephew)|
About Allen Drury
A Twentieth-century American fiction writer, he is best known for his 1959 novel, Advise and Consent, which received the Pulitzer Prize in 1960.
Prior to pursuing a career as a novelist, he served in the U.S. Army as an infantry soldier.
He won a Sigma Delta Chi Award from the Society of Professional Journalists for his editorial writing.
He was a descendant of Hugh Drury and Lydia Rice. He never married.
He admired the political career of Robert Taft.
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- Journalists from Texas
- Journalists from California
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