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Full Name: Hortense Calisher
(1911-2009) Author, novelist. Hortense Calisher was born and died in Manhattan, New York. The setting for much of her writing was Manhattan, New York. She was married to the writer and novelist, Curtis Harnack.
Author's Timeline:
1911 New York County
Hortense Calisher was born in Manhattan, New York, on December 20, 1911. 
2009 New York County
Hortense Calisher lived in Manhattan, New York, and died there on January 13, 2009. 
1983 (Unknown) County
Mysteries of Motion
(Pub: Garden City, New York: Doubleday and Company. ISBN: 0385184069 / 978-0385184069)
1972 (Unknown) County
Standard Dreaming
(Pub: New York: Arbor House ISBN: 0877950431 / 978-0877950431)
1969 (Unknown) County
The New Yorkers
(Pub: Boston, Massachusetts: Little, Brown and Company ISBN: 9997405412 / 978-9997405418)
1972 (Unknown) County
(Pub: New York: Arbor House ISBN: )
1988 (Unknown) County
Kissing Cousins
(Pub: Grove Press ISBN: 1555841945 / 978-1555841942)
2004 (Unknown) County
Tattoo For A Slave
(Pub: New York: Harcourt, Inc. ISBN: 015101096X / 978-0151010967)
1929 New York County
Ms. Calisher graduated from Hunter College High School, and, then entered Barnard College in 1929. 
1935 Rockland County
Ms. Calisher married in 1935, had two children, and eventually moved to Nyack, New York, with her family, and lived there for several years. 
1951 (Unknown) County
In The Absence Of Angels
(Pub: Boston, Massachusetts: Little, Brown and Company ISBN: )
Collection of short stories. 
1961 (Unknown) County
False Entry
(Pub: Boston, Massachusetts: Little, Brown and Company. ISBN: 9997553705 / 978-9997553706)
1963 (Unknown) County
Textures Of Life
(Pub: Boston, Massachusetts: Little, Brown and Company ISBN: )
1965 (Unknown) County
Journal From Ellipsia
(Pub: Boston, Massachusetts: Little, Brown and Company ISBN: )
Science fiction. 
2009 (Unknown) County
Hortense Calisher was interred in Remsen Cemetery Remsen, Plymouth County, Iowa. 

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