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date: 11 August 2020

Petry, Ann (1908–1997), novelist, short story writer, author of books for children and juveniles, essayist, poet, and lecturer. 

Source:
The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature
Author(s):

Hazel Arnett Ervin

Ann Petry was born above her father's drugstore on 12 October 1908 in Old Saybrook, Connecticut. She attended Old Saybrook's ...

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