Andre DubusPulitzer Prize-winning writer
Birthplace: Lake Charles, Louisiana
noted writer who penned the highly acclaimed Pulitzer Prize runner-up Broken Vessels (1992) and the National Book Critics Circle finalist Dancing After Hours (1997). His writing often drew on his experiences, including his confinement to a wheelchair after losing a leg in an accident in 1986.Died: Haverhill, Mass., 2/24/1999
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