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Lucinda Laura Franks
July 16, 1946
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|Died||May 5, 2021
|Education||Vassar College (BA, 1968)|
(m. 1977; died 2019)
Lucinda Laura Franks (July 16, 1946 – May 5, 2021) was an American journalist, novelist, and memoirist. Franks won a Pulitzer Prize in 1971 for her reporting. She became the first woman to win a Pulitzer for National Reporting, and the youngest person ever to win any Pulitzer. She worked as a staff writer at The New York Times (1974 to 1977) and The New Yorker (1992 to 2006).
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