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Vidal, Gore, 1925-2012

LC control no.n 79040150
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationPS3543.I26
Personal name headingVidal, Gore, 1925-2012
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Variant(s)Vidal, Eugene Luther, 1925-2012
Vidal, Gor, 1925-2012
See alsoFor works of this author written under other names, search also under: Box, Edgar, 1925-2012; Everard, Katherine; Kay, Cameron
Box, Edgar, 1925-2012
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Everard, Katherine
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Kay, Cameron
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LocatedRavello (Italy)
Birth date1925-10-03
Death date2012-07-31
Place of birthWest Point (N.Y.)
Place of deathLos Angeles (Calif.)
Profession or occupationNovelists Essayists Dramatists Critics
Found inHis Williwaw, 1946.
Box, E. Death before bedtime, 1991: CIP t.p. (Edgar Box) data sheet (written under Gore Vidal's pseud., Edgar Box)
Internet:, 2/16/01 (He also wrote the novel "A star's progress" under the name Katherine Everard)
Imperator I︠U︡lian, 2001: t.p. (Gor Vidal) added t.p. (Gore Vidal [in rom.])
New York times WWW site, Aug. 1, 2012 (Gore Vidal; Eugene Luther Gore Vidal, Jr.; b. Oct. 3, 1925, United States Military Academy at West Point; d. Tuesday [July 31, 2012], Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, aged 86; activist and elegant, acerbic all-around man of letters who presided with a certain relish over what he declared to be the end of American civilization; wrote mysteries under the pseudonyms Edgar Box, Katherine Everard)
Pseudonyms of Gore Vidal: 1950-1954 via WWW, 2013 Sept. 23 (Vidal adopted the name Cameron Kay - the name of his great uncle, who was once attorney general of Texas - to write Thieves Fall Out (1953))
Wikimapia, via WWW, 2013 Oct. 22 (For much his life, Vidal divided his time between Ravello, Italy on the Amalfi Coast and Los Angeles, California. In 2003, he sold his cliffside Ravello villa (La Rondinaia, The Swallow's Nest) for health reasons)
Associated languageeng