John Keats Writer

John Keats (1921-Nov. 3, 2000) was an American writer and biographer. Keats was born Moultrie, Georgia. He attended the University of Michigan and the University of Pennsylvania before serving in the Army Air Corps in the Pacific during World War II. He worked for The Washington Daily News in the 1950s. His debut as an author came in 1956 with The Crack in the Picture Window, a broadside at sprawling suburban housing developments. Keats wrote numerous magazine articles, which led to non-fiction books and biographies. Keats bought "Pine Island", one of the Thousand Islands, in the 1950s as a vacation home for himself, his wife and three children. He was living in Kingston, Ontario at the time of his death in order to be close to the island about which he wrote in "Of Time and an Island" in 1974. From 1974 to about 1990 Keats taught magazine writing at Syracuse University. Biographies Other books Keats died November 3, 2000, in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. He was 79.

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Date of birth
Date of death
2000 at age of 79


1. University of Michigan Colleges/University

The University of Michigan (commonly referred to as Michigan, U-M, UMich, or U of M) is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan in the United States. It is the state's oldest university and the flagship campus of the University of Michigan. It is one of the original eight Public Ivy universities and is one of the founding members of the Association of American Universities. U-M also has satellite campuses in Flint and Dearborn.

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Type Flagship university
2012. 8.4 bil. $
2011. 7.8 bil. $
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Fleming Administration Building, 48109 - Ann Arbor, Michigan
2013. 28,283
2010. 27,027
2009. 26,208
2013. 15,427
2010. 14,897
2009. 15,466
Acceptance rate
2014. 32.2 %
2012. 36.6 %
2011. 40.6 %
2010. 41.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 14.8 K $
2011. 12.6 K $
2010. 11.8 K $
2009. 11.7 K $
2008. 11 K $
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Written work

1.The insolent chariots

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1958. by Lippincott at Philadelphia (232 pages)

2.They Fought Alone

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1963. at Philadelphia
1965. at New York City

3.The sheepskin psychosis

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1965. by Lippincott at New York City (190 pages)

4.Howard Hughes

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1966. at New York City
1966. by Random House (304 pages)
1967. by MacGibbon & Kee (304 pages)
1972. by Random House (336 pages)

5.What ever happened to mom's apple pie?

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1976. at Boston (232 pages)


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