Death of David McCullough: Author and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner dies at the age of 89

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner David McCullough has died. He was 89.

The American author best known for his historical bestsellers died Sunday (August 7) ​​at his home in Hingham, Massachusetts. His death was confirmed by his daughter, Dori Lawson.

They were McCullough’s two presidential biographies Truman (1992) and John Adams (2001), which earned him the Pulitzer Prize.

His 1992 book topped the New York Times Best Seller list for 43 weeks, while his 2001 book was #1 in its first week.

He also received the National Book Awards for The Way Between the Seas: The Making of the Panama Canal (1997) and in the morning on horseback (1981), the latter telling the story of the young Theodore Roosevelt and his family.

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JOE HERNANDEZ

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