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Prize-winning author-critic William Gass dead at 93

AP  |  New York 

Award-winning novelist and critic William Gass has died. He was 93.

Gass died yesterday at his home in St Louis, publisher Alfred A. Knopf announced. No cause of death was immediately available.

A leading experimental writer of the 1960s and '70s, Gass wrote influential works of fiction such as "Omensetter's Luck" and won numerous literary prizes for his works of criticism.

He was a longtime St Louis resident who taught at the and even earned a star on the city's Walk of Fame.

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First Published: Thu, December 07 2017. 21:20 IST