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Ken Kesey
Occupation Novelist, Short story writer, Essayist
Nationality American
Genre Beat, Postmodernism
Literary movement Merry Pranksters
Notable works One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Kenneth Elton Kesey (September 17, 1935 – November 10, 2001) was an American writer best known for his novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. He was born in La Junta, Colorado and moved to Springfield, Oregon in 1946.


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