Pearl Buck (1892-1973), writer, civil rights activist, winner 1938 Nobel Prize in Literature. Born Hillsboro, West Virginia to missionary parents. Taken to China at 3 months old. Graduated Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Lynchburg, VA, Phi Beta Kappa, 1914. Masters from Cornell University in 1925. In 1949, outraged that existing adoption services considered Asian and mixed-race children unadoptable, Buck established Welcome House, Inc., the first international, interracial adoption agency.
Margaret Mitchell Her first and only book was "Gone With The Wind" She was genuinely a fine human being, and so sadly died at the age of 49. (She was hit by a car.)
“Fiction is such a world of freedom, it’s wonderful. If you want someone to fly, they can fly.” -Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize winning Author Born February 9, 1944 (age 71) Putnam County, Georgia, United States Occupation Novelist, short story writer, poet, political activist
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Thomas Hardy, the author in 1912 of the Titanic poem The Convergence of the Twain.
Franz Kafka (3 July 1883 – 3 June 1924) was a German-language writer of novels and short stories, regarded by critics as one of the most influential authors of the 20th century. Kafka strongly influenced genres such as existentialism.
Chic cham ♥ le people en noir et blanc.
Armistead Maupin author of the "Tales of The City" series.