facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

'Mr. and Mrs. Bridge' author Evan Connell dead at 88

Jan. 11, 2013 at 9:15 PM   |   Comments

SANTA FE, N.M., Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Author Evan S. Connell has died in an assisted-living facility in Santa Fe, N.M., his family said. He was 88.

Mike Waller, his nephew by marriage, confirmed Connell's Thursday death to The New York Times, but the cause of it was not immediately reported.

Connell -- a Kansas City, Mo., native -- penned the books "Mrs. Bridge," "Mr. and Mrs. Bridge," "Son of the Morning Star," "The Patriot," "Deus Lo Volt!" and "Lost in Uttar Pradesh," as well as collections of poems and short stories.

He is survived by a sister, Barbara Zimmerman, two nieces and a nephew, the Times said.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]

2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Pussycat Dolls' Kimberly Wyatt pregnant with her first child
2
Seth Rogen's 'The Interview' will be cut to please North Korea
3
Jenna-Louise Coleman to depart 'Doctor Who'
4
Gisele Bundchen, Adriana Lima, Kate Upton named Forbes' best paid models
5
Kevin Hart, model Eniko Parrish get engaged
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback