As per our current Database, John Kennedy Toole has been died on Mar 26, 1969 (age 31).
When John Kennedy Toole die, John Kennedy Toole was 31 years old.
|Popular As||John Kennedy Toole|
|Age||31 years old|
|Born||December 17, 1937 (New Orleans, LA)|
|Town/City||New Orleans, LA|
John Kennedy Toole’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius is curious and energetic, it is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.
John Kennedy Toole was born in the Year of the Ox. Another of the powerful Chinese Zodiac signs, the Ox is steadfast, solid, a goal-oriented leader, detail-oriented, hard-working, stubborn, serious and introverted but can feel lonely and insecure. Takes comfort in friends and family and is a reliable, protective and strong companion. Compatible with Snake or Rooster.
The author of the picaresque novel, A Confederacy of Dunces (published in 1980), he committed suicide in 1969 and was posthumously awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. His other novel, The Neon Bible, was also published after his death.
He graduated from Tulane University and went on to study English at Columbia University. He was later drafted into the U.S. Army and was stationed for a time in Puerto Rico.
His novel, The Neon Bible, was adapted into a film.
He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana to John Dewey Toole, Jr. (a car salesman) and Thelma Ducoing Toole (a teacher). His mother published his two novels-- Confederacy of Dunces and The Neon Bible-- several years after his suicide.
He was a contemporary of fellow American author, Jerome Charyn.