Cormac McCarthy, Author of The Road, Has Died at 89

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Cormac McCarthy has died of natural causes in his Sante Fe home at the age of 89. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2023-06-13 20:12:27 UTC ]
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