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Full Name: Arna Bontemps
(1902-1973) Novelist, poet. Arna Bontemps lived in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City during the 1920s.
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1902 (Unknown) County
Arna Bontemps was born in Alexandria, Louisiana in 1902. 
1924 New York County
Bontemps accepted a teaching position at Harlem Academy in Manhattan, New York at the height of the Harlem Renaissance and taught there until 1931. 
1931 (Unknown) County
God Sends Sunday
(Pub: Harcourt, Brace. ISBN: )
1932 (Unknown) County
Popo and Fifina: Children of Haiti
(Pub: Macmillan. ISBN: )
A travel book for children in collaboration with Langston Hughes. 
1932 (Unknown) County
A Summer Tragedy
Short story. 
1934 (Unknown) County
You Can't Pet a Possum
Book for children. 
1936 (Unknown) County
Black Thunder: Gabriel's Revolt: Virginia 1800
(Pub: Macmillan. ISBN: )
1937 (Unknown) County
Sad-Faced Boy
1939 (Unknown) County
Drums at Dusk
1941 (Unknown) County
Father of the Blues
1973 (Unknown) County
Bontemps died in Nashville, Tennessee in 1973. 
1973 (Unknown) County
The Old South:
(Pub: Dodd, Mead. ISBN: )
Short story collection. 
1941 (Unknown) County
Golden Slippers: An Anthology of Negro Poetry for Young People
(Pub: Harper. ISBN: )
1973 (Unknown) County
Bontemps was interred at Greenwood Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee. 

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