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Howard Fast
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    (November 11, 1914-March 12, 2003)
    Died in Old Greenwich, Connecticut
    Also known as E.V. Cunningham
    Wrote 'Two Valley's,' 'Strange Yesterday,' 'Place in the City,' 'Conceived in Liberty,' 'The Last Frontier,' 'Freedom Road,' 'The American,' 'My Glorious Brothers,' 'Spartacus,' 'The Passion of Sacco and Vanzetti,' 'April Morning,' 'The Hessian,' 'Redemption,' 'The Immigrants,' 'The Legacy' and 'The Immigrant's Daughter'
    His middle name was Melvin.
    He dropped out of high school.
    He became a member of the American Communist Party in 1943.
    He married his second wife, Mercedes, in his 80's, a few years after his first wife died.
    He published his first book when he was 20 years old.
    He was capable of writing biographies, children's stories, science fiction and mystery.
    He left the American Communist Party in 1956, after Nikita Khrushchev made a speech which exposed crimes committed by Joseph Stalin.
    Stanley Kubrick turned his book 'Spartacus' into a movie, which starred Kirk Douglas and Laurence Olivier (1960).
    His first wife, Bette, who he fathered two children with and was married to since 1937, died in 1994.
    He was a workaholic.
    His writing career spanned over 67 years (his first novel, 'Two Valleys,' was published in 1933 and his last novel, 'Greenwich,' was published in 2000).

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