Strength in What Remains

Early life and education

John Tracy Kidder was born November 12, 1945, in New York City.[5]:263 He graduated from Phillips Academy in 1963.[6] He attended Harvard University, originally majoring in political science but switching to English after taking a course in creative writing from Robert Fitzgerald.[7] He received a BA degree from Harvard in 1967.[5]:263

Kidder served in the United States Army as a first lieutenant, Military Intelligence, Vietnam, from 1967 to 1969.[5]:263 After returning from Vietnam, he wrote for some time and was admitted to the Iowa Writers' Workshop.[3]:128 He received an MFA degree from the University of Iowa in 1974.[5]:263


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