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Kate Chopin

Kate ChopinAKA Katherine O'Flaherty

Born: 8-Feb-1851
Birthplace: St. Louis, MO
Died: 22-Aug-1904
Location of death: St. Louis, MO
Cause of death: Cerebral Hemorrhage
Remains: Buried, Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis, MO

Gender: Female
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Awakening

Father: Thomas O'Flaherty (Irish businessman, d. 1855 train wreck)
Mother: Eliza Faris (d. 1885)
Husband: Oscar Chopin (m. 9-Jun-1870, d. 1882 swamp fever, five sons, one daughter)

    High School: St. Louis Academy of the Sacred Heart (1855, returned, graduated 1868)

    St. Louis Walk of Fame
    Nervous Breakdown
    Irish Ancestry

Author of books:
At Fault (1890, novel)
Bayou Folk (1894, short stories)
A Night in Acadie (1897, short stories)
The Awakening (1899, novel)
The Complete Works of Kate Chopin (1969, collection)

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