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John Ehle
BornJohn Marsden Ehle, Jr.
December 13, 1925(1925-12-13)
Asheville, North Carolina, U.S.
DiedMarch 24, 2018(2018-03-24) (aged 92)
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, U.S.
OccupationNovelist, screenwriter
Alma materUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
GenresHistorical fiction, Southern literature, Non-fiction
Spouse(s)Rosemary Harris (m. 1967–present) «start: (1967)»"Marriage: Rosemary Harris to John Ehle" Location: (linkback:
ChildrenJennifer Ehle

John Marsden Ehle, Jr. (December 13, 1925 – March 24, 2018) was an American novelist and screenwriter. He was known best for his fiction set in the Appalachian Mountains of the American South. He wrote the screenplay of The Journey of August King, a movie that is based on his book. He was known for his book The Winter People (1982) and Last One Home (1984).

Ehle died in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on March 24, 2018 of congestive heart failure at the age of 92.[1]


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