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Jonathan Franzen, American writer. Grantee Fulbright fellowship, 1981-1982, Guggenheim fellowship, 1996.

Background

Franzen, Jonathan was born on August 17, 1959 in Western Springs, Illinois, United States. Son of Earl T. and Irene Franzen.

Education

Bachelor, Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania, 1981.

Career

Research assistant earth and planetary science Harvard University, 1983—1987. Contributing writer New Yorker.

Works

Connections

Married Valerie Cornell, October 2, 1982 (divorced).

father:
Earl T.

mother:
Irene Franzen

spouse:
Valerie Cornell