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September 30, 2014

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Thomas Berger at the offices of publisher Little, Brown & Company in New York on March 25, 1987. Berger, the reclusive and bitingly satirical novelist who explored the myths of the American West in “Little Big Man” and the mores of 20th century middle-class society in a shelf of other well-received books, died July 13, 2014. He was 89.

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Thomas Berger at the offices of publisher Little, Brown & Company in New York on March 25, 1987. Berger, the reclusive and bitingly satirical novelist who explored the myths of the American West in “Little Big Man” and the mores of 20th century middle-class society in a shelf of other well-received books, died July 13, 2014. He was 89.