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Josephine Herbst

Josephine HerbstAKA Josephine Frey Herbst

Born: 5-Mar-1892
Birthplace: Sioux City, IA
Died: 28-Jan-1969
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Bisexual [1]
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Pity Is Not Enough


[1] Letters discovered after her death are clear evidence of bisexuality or lesbianism. See Elinor Lange's Josephine Herbst: The Story She Could Never Tell (1984).

Father: William Herbst
Mother: Mary Frey
Husband: John Herrmann (author)

    University: AB, University of California at Berkeley (1918)
    University: Morningside College
    University: University of Iowa
    University: University of Washington

    The New York Post European Correspondent (1930s)

Author of books:
Nothing Is Sacred (1928, novel)
Money for Love (1929, novel)
Pity Is Not Enough (1933, novel)
The Executioner Waits (1934, novel)
Rope of Gold (1939, novel)
Satan's Sergeants (1941, novel)
Somewhere the Tempest Fell (1947, novel)
New Green World (1954, biography, of John and William Bartram)


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