Anna Katharine Green

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Birthday
11, 1846
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Apr 11, 1935 (88)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
11, 1846
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Apr 11, 1935 (88)

About

An American poet and novelist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, she was one of the first writers in the detective fiction genre. Her most famous detective novels include The Leavenworth Case (1878) and Marked "Personal" (1893).

Before Fame

She originally set out to write romantic verse. However, her detective novels made her a bestselling author.

Trivia

She published nearly forty books, including A Strange Disappearance (1880) and Dark Hollow (1914).

Family Life

She grew up in New York City. She married Charles Rohlfs in 1884.

Associated With

She corresponded with Ralph Waldo Emerson when she was young.

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