Gertrude Atherton, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Gertrude Atherton

Novelist, short story writer

Date of Birth: 30-Oct-1857

Place of Birth: San Francisco, California, United States

Date of Death: 14-Jun-1948

Profession: screenwriter, writer, novelist, non-fiction writer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Gertrude Atherton

  • Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton (October 30, 1857 ÔÇô June 14, 1948) was an American author.
  • Many of her novels are set in her home state of California.
  • Her bestseller Black Oxen (1923) was made into a silent movie of the same name.
  • In addition to novels, she wrote short stories, essays, and articles for magazines and newspapers on such issues as feminism, politics, and war.
  • She was strong-willed, independent-minded, and sometimes controversial, especially for her anti-communism.

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