Edmund Morris Biography
Edmund Morris was born and educated in Kenya and went to college in South
Africa. He worked as an advertising copywriter in London before immigrating to
the United States in 1968. His biography The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt won
the Pulitzer Prize and American Book Award in 1980. After spending several years
as President Reagan's authorized biographer, he published the national
bestseller Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan in 1999. He is also the author of Theodore Rex, Beethoven: The Universal Composer, and Colonel Roosevelt. He has written
extensively on travel and the arts for such publications as The New Yorker,
The New York Times, and Harper's Magazine. Edmund Morris lives in
New York City and Kent, Connecticut with his wife and fellow biographer, Sylvia Jukes
This biography was last updated on 07/20/2011.
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