Evan S. Connell, Author And KC Native, Dies At 88

12:03 pm
Fri January 11, 2013

Evan S. Connell, Author And KC Native, Dies At 88

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The author of the minimalist novels "Mrs. Bridge" and "Mr. Bridge" died Wednesday in his home in Santa Fe, N.M.
Mike Waller, a nephew by marriage, confirmed the death. Mr. Connell, the only son of a physician, grew up in Kansas City, Mo., and moved West as a young man. His interests also traveled. His acclaimed and best-selling first novel, "Mrs.