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Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about a famous D.C. author.

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Answer: Sinclair Lewis

Source: “The first American writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, Lewis lived and worked in Washington, D.C., in what would be his most productive period. . . .[writing] Main Street, Babbitt, and Arrowsmith while living in the capital.”

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