William Faulkner - Age: Died at 65 (1897-1962) Birthplace: New Albany, Mississippi, United States of America Works: The Sound and the Fury, As I Lay Dying, Light in August, Absalom Absalom!, A Rose for Emily
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William Faulkner 1949 was an American writer and Nobel Prize laureate from Oxford, Mississippi. Faulkner wrote novels, short stories, a play, poetry, essays and screenplays. Born: September 25, 1897, New Albany, MS Died: July 6, 1962, Byhalia, MS Movies: The Long, Hot Summer, As I Lay Dying, The Big Sleep, More Education: University of Mississippi (1919–1921), Oxford High School, University of Virginia Awards: Nobel Prize in Literature, Pulitzer Prize for Fiction