Peter Straub

1943 - Today

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Peter Francis Straub (; born March 2, 1943) is an American novelist and poet. He has written numerous horror and supernatural fiction novels, including Julia and Ghost Story, as well as The Talisman, which he co-wrote with Stephen King. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Straub has received more than 414,679 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Peter Straub is the 3,585th most popular writer (up from 3,593rd in 2019), the 4,792nd most popular biography from United States (down from 4,685th in 2019) and the 409th most popular American Writer.

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  • 410k

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  • 60.99

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  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.95

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.82

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Peter Straub ranks 3,585 out of 5,794Before him are Grigor Parlichev, Bob Shaw, Olof von Dalin, Masuji Ibuse, Edith Durham, and David Brin. After him are Dorothee Sölle, Ivar Lo-Johansson, Juan José Saer, Sara Teasdale, Gordon R. Dickson, and Hedvig Charlotta Nordenflycht.

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Among people born in 1943, Peter Straub ranks 298Before him are Larry Coryell, John Draper, Cornelia Froboess, Maurice Bishop, Takaji Mori, and Tim Schenken. After him are Antal Dunai, Rashid Sunyaev, Sanmao, Kenzo Yokoyama, Tariq Ali, and Dante Ferretti.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Peter Straub ranks 4,792 out of 15,968Before him are James McDivitt (1929), David Brin (1950), Steve Kanaly (1946), Zachary Quinto (1977), Jerry Zucker (1950), and Alger Hiss (1904). After him are Leonard Rosenman (1924), Shemar Moore (1970), Eric Johnson (1954), Alice Paul (1885), Diahann Carroll (1935), and Bessie Coleman (1892).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Peter Straub ranks 409Before him are Maxwell Anderson (1888), Charlie Kaufman (1958), Robert M. Parker Jr. (1947), Charlaine Harris (1951), Walter J. Ong (1912), and David Brin (1950). After him are Sara Teasdale (1884), Julia Ward Howe (1819), Nicholas Pileggi (1933), Donna Tartt (1963), Marianne Moore (1887), and Dennis Lehane (1965).

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