Sloan Wilson


Born
in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut, The United States
May 08, 1920

Died
May 25, 2003

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Sloan Wilson (May 8, 1920 – May 25, 2003) was an American writer.
Born in Norwalk, Connecticut, Wilson graduated from Harvard University in 1942. He served in World War II as an officer of the United States Coast Guard, commanding a naval trawler for the Greenland Patrol and an army supply ship in the Pacific Ocean.
After the war, Wilson worked as a reporter for Time-Life. His first book, Voyage to Somewhere, was published in 1947 and was based on his wartime experiences. He also published stories in The New Yorker and worked as a professor at the State University of New York's University of Buffalo.
Wilson published 15 books, including the bestsellers The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1955) and A Summer Place (1958), both of which were adapte
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The Man in the Gray Flannel...

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3.82 avg rating — 2,434 ratings — published 1954 — 42 editions
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A Summer Place

3.76 avg rating — 298 ratings — published 1958 — 11 editions
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Ice Brothers

4.21 avg rating — 179 ratings — published 1979 — 10 editions
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All the Best People

3.16 avg rating — 50 ratings — published 1970 — 3 editions
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Pacific Interlude

3.73 avg rating — 82 ratings — published 1982 — 8 editions
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A sense of values

3.71 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 1960 — 3 editions
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Voyage to Somewhere: A Novel

4.16 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 1946 — 4 editions
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Small Town

3.25 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1978 — 3 editions
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The Man in the gray Flannel...

3.33 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 1984 — 3 editions
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What Shall We Wear to This ...

4.13 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1976
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“The definition of a beautiful woman is one who loves me.”
Sloan Wilson, The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit

“Only masochists can get along without editing their own memories.”
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“How smoothly one becomes, not a cheat, exactly, not really a liar, just a man who'll say anything for pay.”
Sloan Wilson, The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit

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