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Thomas Wolfe

Thomas WolfeAKA Thomas Clayton Wolfe

Born: 3-Oct-1900
Birthplace: Asheville, NC
Died: 15-Sep-1938
Location of death: Baltimore, MD
Cause of death: Tuberculosis
Remains: Buried, Riverside Cemetery, Asheville, NC

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Look Homeward, Angel

Father: William Oliver Wolfe (stonecutter)
Mother: Julia Elizabeth Westall Wolfe (ran a boarding house)
Sister: Mabel Wolfe Wheaton
Brother: Fred Wolfe
Brother: Benjamin Wolfe
Brother: Grover Wolfe (d. 16-Nov-1904, typhoid fever)
Girlfriend: Mrs. Aline Bernstein (extramarital affair, 1924-30)

    University: University of North Carolina (enrolled 1916)
    University: MA, Harvard University
    Teacher: Washington Square College, New York University

    Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1930
    Traveled to Nazi Germany 1935

Author of books:
Look Homeward, Angel: A Story of the Buried Life (1929, novel)
Of Time and the River: A Legend of Man's Hunger in His Youth (1935, novel)
The Story of a Novel (1936, memoir)
The Web and the Rock (1939, novel)
You Can't Go Home Again (1940, novel)
The Hills Beyond (1941, short stories)
Thomas Wolfe's Letters To His Mother, Julia Elizabeth Wolfe (1943, letters)
Selected Letters of Thomas Wolfe (1958, letters)

Wrote plays:
Welcome to Our City (1923)


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