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Frank Yerby

AKA Frank Garvin Yerby

Born: 5-Sep-1916
Birthplace: Augusta, GA
Died: 29-Nov-1991
Location of death: Madrid, Spain
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Cementerio de la Almudena, Madrid, Spain

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Multiracial [1]
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Dahomean


[1] Father black, mother white.

Father: Rufus Garvin Yerby
Mother: Wilhelmina Smythe
Wife: Flora Helen Claire Williams (m. 1-Mar-1941, two sons, two daughters)
Son: Jacques Loring
Daughter: Nikki Ethlyn
Daughter: Faune Ellena
Son: Jan Keith
Wife: Blanca Call-Perez (m. 27-Jul-1956, until his death)

    High School: Haines Institute
    University:
BA English, Paine College (1937)
    University: MA English, Fisk University (1938)
    University: University of Chicago (post-graduate study)

Author of books:
The Foxes of Harrow (1946, novel)
The Golden Hawk (1948, novel)
Pride's Castle (1949, novel)
The Saracen Blade (1953, novel)
Fair Oaks (1957, novel)
Griffin's Way (1962, novel)
An Odor of Sanctity (1965, novel)
Judas, My Brother (1964, novel)
Speak Now (1969, novel)
The Dahomean (1971, novel, The Man from Dahomey)
Devilseed (1984, novel)
McKenzie's Hundred (1985, novel)



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