Ward Moore Biography

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Dictionary of Literary Biography on Ward Moore

Ward Moore wrote several novels and numerous short stories that are classified as science fiction, although he detested this label and would have probably preferred to have his work described as satire or social comment. Apart from fiction, he wrote reviews and essays for several periodicals, most notably the Nation . One novel in particular, Bring the Jubilee (1953), has been much admired, and it is on this work, more than any other, that his reputation rests. Moore was born in Madison, New Jersey, but moved with his family five months later to Montreal, and, in 1913, to New York City. After what he described as an "unhappy" childhood and "wretched" adolescence from which he sought escape through reading and imagination, Moore dropped out of high school to become a writer. He had begun writing stories and poems at the age of eleven, but his first novel, Breathe the Air Again...

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