Irwin Shaw
#16525 Overall Influence

Irwin Shaw

American writer

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Irwin Shaw was an American playwright, screenwriter, novelist, and short-story author whose written works have sold more than 14 million copies. He is best known for two of his novels: The Young Lions , about the fate of three soldiers during World War II, which was made into a film of the same name starring Marlon Brando and Montgomery Clift, and Rich Man, Poor Man , about the fate of two brothers and a sister in the post-World War II decades which in 1976 was made into a popular miniseries starring Peter Strauss, Nick Nolte, and Susan Blakely.

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City University of New York
City University of New York

Public university system in New York City

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#6810 World Rank #1370 USA Rank
Literature