Thomas Wolfe

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Birthday
3, 1900
Birthplace
Asheville, NC
Death Date
Sep 15, 1938 (37)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
3, 1900
Birthplace
Asheville, NC
Death Date
Sep 15, 1938 (37)

About

An important 20th-century American novelist, he is best known for works such as Look Homeward, Angel, You Can't Go Home Again, and The Party at Jack's. He is widely regarded as the most respected author the state of North Carolina has ever produced.

Before Fame

He was born in Asheville, North Carolina, and he began attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill when he was just fifteen years old. He later taught English at New York University.

Trivia

He died of tuberculosis of the brain.

Family Life

He was the youngest of eight children born to William Oliver Wolfe and Julia Elizabeth Westall.

Associated With

He was well regarded by William Faulkner.