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Oliver La Farge

Oliver La FargeBorn: 19-Dec-1901
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 2-Aug-1963
Location of death: Albuquerque, NM [1]
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, NM

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author, Scientist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Laughing Boy

Military service: US Air Transport Command (WWII)


[1] Bataan Memorial Hospital, Albuquerque, NM.

Wife: Wanden E. Mathews (m. 1929, div. 1937, two children)
Wife: Consuelo Pendaries y Baca (m. 1939, one son)
Son: (b. 1951, with Consuelo)

    High School: Groton School
    University: BA, Harvard University (1924)
    University: MA, Harvard University (1929)

    Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1930 for Laughing Boy

Is the subject of books:
Indian Man: A Life of Oliver La Farge, 1971, BY: D'Arcy William McNickle

Author of books:
Laughing Boy (1929, novel)
The Sparks Fly Upward (1931, novel)
Long Pennant (1933, novel)
All the Young Men (1935, short stories)
The Enemy Gods (1937, novel)
The Copper Pot (1942, novel)
Raw Material (1945, memoir)
A Pause in the Desert (1957, short stories)
The Door in the Wall (1965, short stories, posthumous)



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