Alfred Bertram Guthrie (novelist)
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Who is Alfred Bertram Guthrie?
Alfred Bertram Guthrie, Jr. was an American novelist, screenwriter, historian, and literary historian who won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction during 1950 for his novel The Way West. The author called himself "Bud" because he felt that Alfred Bertram was "a sissy name.
- also known as A.B. Guthrie; Bud Guthrie; A. B. Guthrie, Jr.; Alfred Bertram Guthrie Jr.; Alfred Bertram Guthrie, Jr.
- born on (114 years ago) in Bedford
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Historian, writer, novelist, screenwriter
- died on (23 years ago) in Choteau
- written works: "The Big Sky", "The Way West", "De Voto", "Big Sky, Fair Land", "These Thousand Hills", "Arfive", "Fair Land, Fair Land", "Four Miles from Ear Mountain", "A.B. Guthrie, Jr. Reads from the Big Sky", "These Thousand Years", "The Big It and Other Stories"
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- some of the nominations and awards:
- Pulitzer Prize for Fiction - "The Way West"
- nominated to Academy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay - "Shane"
- nominated to Writers Guild of America Award for Best Written Drama - "Shane", with Jack Sher
- nominated to National Book Award for Fiction - "These Thousand Years"
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