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Name:  John Dos Passos  

Pen Name: None


Born: January 14, 1896 in Chicago, Illinois


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John Dos Passos was born in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

John Dos Passos was an American novelist and artist. He was also a correspondent for ''Life Magazine'' in 1945 and 1948. Over his long and successful career, Dos Passos wrote forty-two novels, as well as poems, essays, and plays, and created more than 400 pieces of art.

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