A.B. Guthrie The Big Sky

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A.B. Guthrie The Big Sky
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  1. Guthrie Born
    •A.B.Guthrie was named Alfred Bertram: born Jan. 13, 1901, Bedford, Ind.,U.S.—died April 26, 1991, Choteau, Mont.
  2. Sissy name
    • •The author called himself "Bud" because he felt that Alfred Bertram was
    • "a sissy name.”
  3. Where he lived and worked
    • •Guthrie lived in Montana but traveled to California and New York for an number of jobs, he worked
    • for 20 years for the Lexington Leader newspaper in Kentucky
  4. Award for Way West
    • •He was an award winning writer who wrote about the wild west, his book “The Way
    • West” (1949) won a Pulitzer Prize
  5. Film Business
    • •Guthrie also worked in the film business where he was a screen writer for the movie
    • Shane (1953) which is a classic western film

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