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Nella Larsen

Nella LarsenAKA Nellie Walker

Born: 13-Apr-1891
Birthplace: Chicago, IL
Died: 30-Mar-1964
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Multiracial
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Quicksand

Father: Peter Walker (from Saint Croix, West Indies)
Mother: Marie Hanson
Husband: Elmer Samuel Imes (physics professor, m. 1919, div. 1933)

    University: Fisk University (one year)
    University: University of Copenhagen (1910-12)

    Guggenheim Fellowship 1930 (first black woman)
    Danish Ancestry Maternal

Author of books:
Quicksand (1928, novel)
Passing (1929, novel)



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