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Peter Abrahams

Peter AbrahamsAKA Peter Henri Abrahams

Born: 3-Mar-1919
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
Died: 18-Jan-2017
Location of death: Rock Hall, St Andrew, Jamaica
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: South Africa
Executive summary: Mine Boy

Resident of Jamaica since 1957.

Wife: Dorothy Pennington (m. 1942, div. 1948)
Wife: Daphne Elizabeth Miller (m. 1948, until his death, two daughters, one son)
Daughter: Anne
Son: Aron
Daughter: Naomi

    High School: St. Peter's College, Johannesburg
    University: Teacher's Training College, Petersburg

Author of books:
Dark Testament (1942, short stories)
Song of the City (1945, novel)
Mine Boy (1946, novel)
The Path of Thunder (1948, novel)
Wild Conquest (1950, novel)
Return to Goli (1953, essay)
Tell Freedom (1954, memoir)
A Wreath for Udomo (1956, novel)
This Island Now (1967, novel)
The View from Coyaba (1985)
The Black Experience in the 20th Century: An Autobiography and Meditation (2000)

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