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Waldo Frank

Waldo FrankAKA Waldo David Frank

Born: 25-Aug-1889
Birthplace: Long Branch, NJ
Died: 9-Jan-1967
Location of death: White Plains, NY
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: American cultural critic and social historian

"We go forth all to seek America. And in the seeking we create her. In the quality of our search shall be the nature of the America that we created."

Father: Julius Frank
Mother: Helen Rosenberg
Wife: Margaret Naumburg (pupil of John Dewey, m. Jan-1914, divorced)
Son: Thomas Frank
Wife: Alma

    University: MA, Yale University (1911)

    Emergency Committee for Southern Political Prisoners 1930
    Fair Play for Cuba Committee
    League of American Writers

Author of books:
The Unwelcome Man (1917)
Our America (1919, history)
The Dark Mother (1920)
City Block (1922, novel)
Rehab (1922)
Holiday (1923, novel)
Chalk Face (1924, novel)
Salvos (1924, politics)
Virgin Spain: Scenes from the Spiritual Drama of a Great People (1926, cultural study)
Charles Chaplin: A Portrait (1929, biography)
The Rediscovery of America (1929, cultural study)
Tales from the Argentine (1930)
America Hispaņa: A Portrait and a Prospect (1931, politics)
Dawn of Russia (1933)
The Death and Birth of David Markand: An American Story (1934, novel)
In the American Jungle (1937, essays)
The Bridegroom Cometh (1939)
South of Us: The Characters of the Countries and the People of Central and South America (1940)
Summer Never Ends: A Modern Love Story (1941)
South American Journey (1943)
The Jew in Our Day (1944)
Birth of a World: Bolivar in Terms of his Peoples (1951, politics)
Bridgehead: The Drama of Israel (1957)
Rediscovery of Man:A Memoir and a Methodology of Modern Life (1958)
The Prophetic Island: A Portrait of Cuba (1961, politics)
Island in the Atlantic (1970, novel)
Memoirs of Waldo Frank (1973, autobiography)

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