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Other Profession(s): Writer, NoveList
Famous For: American Author And Socialite
Higher Education: Graduated
Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton, one of the great authors, was born on October 30, 1857, and died on June 14, 1948. An American author, she wrote a number of books. Several of her novels are set in California, where she grew up. She made a silent movie based on her bestseller Black Oxen (1923). Her writing included short stories, essays, and articles for magazines and newspapers on feminism, politics, and war, as well as novels.
In March 1882: Atterton published "The Randolphs of Redwood: A Romance," serialized in The Argonaut.
1888: As a result of her trip to London, she eventually returned to California. Frank Lin, a pseudonym used by Atherton, published What Dreams May Come in 1888.
1899: Wilde's style was associated with "decadence, the loss of virility that occurs when civilization becomes too sophisticated" in an article written by Atherton for London's Bookman.
1890: Her grandmother Franklin died in 1890 and her mother-in-law Dominga Atherton died in 1890.
1893: A book version of The Doomswoman was published after it was first published in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine.
1894: After the Gringo Came, she published another California novel.
Colma, California, has a Cypress Lawn cemetery where she is buried.