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Full Name: Ann Petry
(1908-1997) Fiction writer, children's book author. Ann Petry was born in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, and lived in Harlem, New York. Petry was the first black woman to sell over a million copies with "The Street" (1946).
Author's Timeline:
1938 New York County
Petry moved to Harlem, Manhattan, New York. 
1908 (Unknown) County
Ann Lane was born in Old Saybrook, Connecticut in 1908. She married George Petry in 1938. 
1997 (Unknown) County
Ann Petry died in Old Saybrook, Connecticut in 1997. 
1946 (Unknown) County
The Street
(Pub: Houghton Mifflin. ISBN: )
Petry was the first black woman to sell over a million copies with "The Street" (1946). 
1947 (Unknown) County
Country Place
1953 (Unknown) County
The Narrows
1971 (Unknown) County
Miss Muriel and Other Stories
Short story collection. 
1970 (Unknown) County
Legends of the Saints
Short story collection. 

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