Cormac McCarthy has died at the age of 89, his publisher, Knopf, has confirmed.
The author, who is best known for his book No Country for Old Men, died on Tuesday at his home in Santa Fe.
It’s said he died of natural causes.
Cormac McCarthy & Lee Holleman
In 1961 he married Lee Holleman, and they had a child, Cullen, in 1962.
Focused on completing his novel, McCarthy asked Holleman to get a part-time job in addition to raising their child and keeping house.
They divorced shortly after.
Cormac McCarthy & Annie DeLisle
In 1966 he met his second wife, Anne DeLisle, a singer and dancer aboard an ocean liner.
They were married in England in 1966 and settled in Ibiza after traveling.
They returned to the states in 1967, settling outside of Knoxville.
In 1976 he and his second wife Anne separated.
Since that year he has lived mainly in El Paso.
Cormac McCarthy & Jennifer Winkley
In 1998 the 64-year-old McCarthy married his third wife, Jennifer Winkey, who was 32.
He had a second son, John, born in 1999.
In 2014, Jennifer was arrested for domestic violence Saturday after she pulled a silver handgun from her genitals to threaten her boyfriend during an argument about space aliens.
Jennifer McCarthy was arrested and held at the Santa Fe County jail in New Mexico on a charge of aggravated assault on a household member.
She was released on $5,000 bail.