Cormac McCarthy

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कॉरमैक मैक्कार्थी, Кормак Маккарті, Кормак Макарти, and 27 others چارلز مک‌کارتی, ماككارتىي كورماك, คอร์แม็ค แม็คคาร์ธี, Кормак Маккарти, チャールズ・ジュニア マッカーシー, Cormac McCarthy, קורמק מקרתי, Charles Joseph McCarthy, კორმაკ მაკ-კართი, 코맥 매카시, Charles McCarthy, Makkartï Kormak, コーマック マッカーシー, Cormac MacCarthy, Cormac Mac Carthy, McCarthy, MacCarthy, 戈馬克·麥卡錫, קורמק מקארתי, Kormaks Makārtijs, Cormac Mc Carthy, Charles J. McCarthy, コーマック・マッカーシー, Маккарти Кормак, করম্যাক ম্যাকা‌র্থি, קורמאק מקארתי, كورماك مكارثي،
July 20, 1933

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Cormac McCarthy (born Charles Joseph McCarthy Jr., July 20, 1933) is an American writer who has written ten novels, two plays, two screenplays, and two short-stories, spanning the Western and post-apocalyptic genres. He is well known for his graphic depictions of violence and his unique writing style, recognizable by its lack of punctuation and attribution. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest contemporary American writers.McCarthy was born in Providence, Rhode Island, although he was raised primarily in Tennessee. In 1951, he enrolled in the University of Tennessee, but dropped out to join the US Air Force. His debut novel, The Orchard Keeper, was published in 1965. Awarded literary grants, McCarthy was able to travel to southern Europe, where he wrote his second novel, Outer Dark (1968). Suttree (1979), like his other early novels, received generally positive reviews, but was not a commercial success. A MacArthur Fellowship enabled him to travel to the American Southwest, where he researched and wrote his fifth novel, Blood Meridian (1985). Although it garnered a lukewarm critical and commercial reception, it is now regarded as his magnum opus, with some even labeling it the Great American Novel. McCarthy first experienced widespread success with All …

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