Wilson, Sloan

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WILSON, Sloan. American, b. 1920. Genres: Novels. Career: Reporter, Providence Journal, Rhode Island, 1946-47; Writer, Time Inc, NYC, 1947- 49; Asst Director, National Citizens Commission for the Public Schools, NYC, 1949-52; Director of Information Services, University of Buffalo, New York, 1952-55; Asst Director, White House Conference on Education, Washington, D.C., 1956; Education Editor, New York Herald Tribune, NYC, 1956-58. Publications: Voyage to Somewhere, 1947; The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, 1955; A Summer Place, 1958; A Sense of Values, 1960; Georgie Winthrop, 1963; Janus Island, 1967; Away from It All, 1969; All the Best People, 1970; What Shall We Wear to This Party? (autobiography), 1976; Small Town, 1978; Ice Brothers, 1979; The Greatest Crime, 1980; Pacific Interlude, 1982; The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit II, 1984. Died 2003.