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Conrad Richter

Conrad Richter (October 13, 1890-October 30, 1968) was an award-winning American novelist, whose work focuses on life along the American frontier.



Born in Pine Grove, Pennsylvania, he took a job as editor of a local newspaper, the Patton Courier, when he was just nineteen. Some of his works, including The Waters Of Kronos received the National Book Award.

Richter died in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, in 1968