Herman Wouk
Date of Birth
May 27, 1915
Birth Place:
New York, NY


Herman Wouk was, for much of the second half of the 20th century, one of the top-selling authors in the world, responsible for such books as Marjorie Morningstar, The Caine Mutiny, Youngblood Hawke, The Winds of War, and War and Remembrance. Wouk was born in New York City, the son Abraham Isaac Wouk and the former Esther Levine, both Russian-Jewish immigrants, in 1915. His father had risen from...