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October 17, 1903
New York City, New York, US
|Died||December 22, 1940
El Centro, California, US
|Resting place||Mount Zion Cemetery, Queens, New York, US|
|Alma mater||Brown University|
|Notable works||Miss Lonelyhearts, The Day of the Locust|
|Spouse||Eileen McKenney (1940)|
Nathanael West (born Nathan Weinstein; October 17, 1903 – December 22, 1940) was an American author and screenwriter. He is remembered for two darkly satirical novels: Miss Lonelyhearts (1933) and The Day of the Locust (1939), set respectively in the newspaper and Hollywood film industries.
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