About James Dickey
February 02, 1923 - January 19, 1997
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James Lafayette Dickey was an American poet and novelist. His first book, Into the Stone and Other Poems, was published in 1960. Drowning with Others was published in 1962. Dickey's popularity exploded after the film version of his novel Deliverance (1970) was released in 1972. He had a cameo in the film as a sheriff.