Evan Connell dies: The acclaimed author of 'Son of the Morning Star' wrote over a dozen books. Evan Connell dies having written 'Mrs. Bridge' and 'Mr. Bridge,' about a Kansas City lawyer and his wife.
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A novelist, short-story writer and poet, Connell was the author of 17 books. His best-known novels were "Mrs. Bridge" (1959) and "Mr. Bridge" (1969), intersecting tales about the stunted lives of a Kansas City lawyer and his wife.