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Robert James Waller

American writer

Robert James Waller (August 1, 1939 – March 10, 2017) was an American author. He was best known for The Bridges of Madison County, a very successful book in 1993. He was also a photographer and musician.

Robert James Waller
Born
Robert James Waller Jr.

(1939-08-01)August 1, 1939
DiedMarch 10, 2017(2017-03-10) (aged 77)
EducationUniversity of Northern Iowa, BA '62, MA '64
Kelley School of Business, Indiana University Bloomington, PhD '68
OccupationAcademic, educator, writer
Notable work
The Bridges of Madison County
Spouse(s)Georgia Ann Wiedemeier (1961–1997; divorced); 1 child
Linda Bow (2004–2017; his death)
ChildrenRachel Waller

Waller died on March 10, 2017, at his home in Fredericksburg, Texas. He was 77 and had been battling multiple myeloma.[1]

NovelsEdit

  • The Bridges of Madison County (1992) (original UK title Love in Black and White)
  • Slow Waltz in Cedar Bend (1993) ISBN 0-446-51653-8
  • Puerto Vallarta Squeeze (1995)
  • Border Music (1995)
  • A Thousand Country Roads: An Epilogue to The Bridges of Madison County (2002)
  • High Plains Tango (2005)
  • The Long Night of Winchell Dear (2007)

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