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Charles Chesnutt

Charles ChesnuttAKA Charles Waddell Chesnutt

Born: 20-Jun-1858
Birthplace: Cleveland, OH
Died: 15-Nov-1932
Location of death: Cleveland, OH
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, OH

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Conjure Woman

Wife: (m. 1878)

    Spingarn Medal 1928

Author of books:
The Conjure Woman (1899, short stories)
The Wife of His Youth and Other Stories of the Color Line (1899, short stories)
The House Behind the Cedars (1900, novel)
The Marrow of Tradition (1901, novel)
The Colonel's Dream (1905, novel)

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