Ernest Poole (1880 - 1950) was born in Chicago, Illinois on 23 Jan 1880, and graduated from Princeton University in 1902. He was a correspondent for the Saturday Evening Post in Europe before and during World War I. Beside ""His Family,"" novel ""The Harbor"" has remained the work he is most well-known for. It is considered one of the first fictional works to offer a positive view of unions. His Family made him the first recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in 1918. He died in Franconia, NH on 10 Jan 1950. His Family was published in 1917. It tells the story of a middle class family in 1910s New York City.
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