Gary Paulsen's Life And Work

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Gary Paulsen is a well known, famous writer. Paulsen was born on May 17, 1939. He lived with his grandmother and aunts for many years. When Paulsen was six he brought a book home for the first time and read it through the end without stopping. By the time Paulsen was seven he had written many short stories. He lived with his mother and she took him to his father who lived Manila, Philippines. Paulsen ran away when he was fourteen because his parents fought a lot. He was the only child so he was very lonely, his parents were alcoholics and were always arguing. Paulsen graduated high school in 1957 with the grade average of a D-.
He had many odd jobs after graduating. His first book was published in 1966 that book was The Special War. After
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