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Thomas Wolfe

Novelist Thomas Wolfe

Profession: Novelist

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Known for his novels, often semi-autobiographical including "Look Homeward, Angel" and "You Can't Go Home Again".

Born: October 3, 1900
Birthplace: Asheville, North Carolina, USA

Generation: Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra

Died: September 15, 1938 (aged 37)
Cause of Death: Tuberculosis

Events in the Life of Thomas Wolfe

  • 1957-11-28 "Look Homeward, Angel" play based on the book by Thomas Wolfe adapted by Ketti Frings and starring Anthony Perkins premieres in NYC

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