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Charles Bukowski in 1988
|Born||Heinrich Karl Bukowski
August 16, 1920
Andernach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
|Died||March 9, 1994
San Pedro, Los Angeles, U.S.
|Occupation||Novelist, poet, short story writer, columnist|
|Literary movement||Dirty realism, Transgressive fiction|
His writing was influenced by the social, cultural, and economic ambience of his home city of Los Angeles. His work addresses the ordinary lives of poor Americans, the act of writing, alcohol, relationships with women, and the drudgery of work. He died of leukemia.
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