Olive Higgins Prouty

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Birthday
10, 1882
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Mar 24, 1974 (92)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
10, 1882
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Mar 24, 1974 (92)

About

An American novelist and poet, she is best known for such works as Now, Voyager and Stella Dallas. The former work is part of her famous Vale novel series.

Before Fame

She graduated from Smith College in 1904. She published her first literary work, Bobbie, General Manager, in 1913.

Trivia

Following the death of her daughter, she suffered from a nervous breakdown that lasted nearly two years.

Family Life

With her husband, Lewis Prouty, she had four children.

Associated With

She encouraged the career of poet Sylvia Plath.

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