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Arna Bontemps

AKA Arna Wendell Bontetmps

Born: 13-Oct-1902
Birthplace: Alexandria, LA
Died: 4-Jun-1973
Location of death: Nashville, TN
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Greenwood Cemetery, Nashville, TN

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: God Sends Sunday

Wife: Alberta Johnson (m. 26-Aug-1926, six children)

    University: Pacific Union College, Angwin, CA (1923)
    Administrator: Head Librarian, Fisk University (1943-)

Author of books:
God Sends Sunday (1931, novel)
Black Thunder (1936, novel)
Drums at Dusk (1939, novel)
Sam Patch (1951)
One Hundred Years of Negro Freedom (1961)
Young Booker: Booker T. Washington's Early Days (1972)

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