Andre Norton

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Birthday
17, 1912
Birthplace
Cleveland, OH
Death Date
Mar 17, 2005 (93)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
17, 1912
Birthplace
Cleveland, OH
Death Date
Mar 17, 2005 (93)

About

The first female Gandalf Grand Master of Fantasy, she wrote such popular fantasy, science fiction, and adventure novels as Quag Keep and Three Hands for Scorpio. Her 1964 work, Witch World, was nominated for the Hugo Award.

Before Fame

She briefly attended Western Reserve University in Ohio before becoming a librarian. She published her first novel, The Prince Commands, in 1934.

Trivia

She owned a Maryland bookstore called Mystery House.

Family Life

She was born in Cleveland, Ohio to Adalbert and Bertha Norton. She never married.

Associated With

She was influenced by C.S. Lewis.