Ann Petry

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Birth Name: Ann Petry

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Connecticut

Date Of Birth: October 12, 1908

Date Of Death: N/A

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Ann Petry was born on the 12th of October, 1908. She was famous for being a Novelist. 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).

Ann Petry was born in Connecticut. 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. She was the first female African American author to sell a million copies of a book.

Ann Petry was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Ann Petry is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Ann Petry’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Ann Petry’s parents.

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Zodiac Sign: Ann Petry was a Libra. 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 being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Ann Petry was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Ann Petry had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Ann Petry’s birth sign is Libra and she had a ruling planet of Venus.

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