A bestselling American author, she became famous for her 1946 novel, The Street, which illuminates the difficulties faced by a single, black mother in New York City. Her other works include Country Place (1947) and The Narrows (1953).
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|FULL NAME:||Ann Petry|
|BIRTH DATE:||October 12, 1908|
|AGE:||111 years old|
Ann Petry is a Novelist. She and her two sisters were born in Old Saybrook, Connecticut to Bertha and Peter Lane. In 1938, she married author George Petry. She worked in her family’s pharmacy business for several years. After moving to New York in the early 1940s, she began to publish newspaper articles and short stories.
DID YOU KNOW She was the first female African American author to sell a million copies of a book.
FACT Her non-fiction work, Harriet Tubman : Conductor On The Underground Railroad, was published in 1955.
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Currently, Ann Petry is 111 years old. She will celebrate her 112th birthday on a Monday, October 12th. Below we countdown to her upcoming birthday.
Ann Petry’s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, Libra’s life pursuit is to be consistent and a secret desire to live an easy, uncomplicated life. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are: cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, avoids confrontations, will carry a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra are Aries, Sagittarius.
Ann Petry was born in the Year of the Monkey. People born in the year of the monkey love to make people laugh. They’re generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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