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Frank Norris

Portrait of Norris, by Arnold Genthe
Born Benjamin Franklin Norris, Jr.
(1870-03-05)March 5, 1870
Chicago, Illinois
Died October 25, 1902(1902-10-25) (aged 32)
San Francisco, California
Pen name Justin Sturgis
Occupation Writer
Nationality American
Alma mater University of California, Berkeley
Notable works McTeague, The Octopus: A Story of California
Spouse Jeanette Black

Truth is a thing immortal and perpetual, and it gives to us a beauty that fades not away in time.
Frank Norris
The function of the novelist... is to comment upon life as he sees it.
No art that is not in the end understood by the People can live or ever did live a single generation.
Frank Norris
The People have a right to the Truth as they have a right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
Frank Norris