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Full Name: Oliver La Farge
(1901-1963) Writer and anthropologist. Oliver La Farge was born in New York City. He graduated from Harvard (B.A. 1924, M.A. 1929). He conducted three archaeological expeditions to Arizona and ethnological expeditions to Guatemala and Mexico. La Farge used his field experience to authenticate his reflective stories of Native American habit and character. "Laughing Boy" (1929), a novel of Navajo life, won him the Pulitzer Prize in 1929. Other works are "The Sparks Fly Upward" (1931), "The Enemy Gods" (1937), and the stories "All The Young Men" (1935). "Santa Fe" recounts the history of that city.
Author's Timeline:
1901 New York County
Oliver Hazard Perry La Farge was born in New York City on December 19, 1901. 
1963 (Unknown) County
Oliver La Farge died in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on August 2, 1963. 
1929 (Unknown) County
Laughing Boy
(Pub: Houghton Mifflin Company ISBN: )
"Laughing Boy" (1929), a novel of Navajo life, won La Farge the Pulitzer Prize in 1929. 
1931 (Unknown) County
The Sparks Fly Upward
(Pub: Houghton Mifflin Company ISBN: )
1937 (Unknown) County
The Enemy Gods
1935 (Unknown) County
All The Young Men
Collection of short stories. 
1959 (Unknown) County
Santa Fe: The Autobiography of a Southwestern Town
"Santa Fe" recounts the history of that city, (with Arthur N. Morgan). 
1947 (Unknown) County
Santa Eulalia: The Religion of a Cuchumatan Indian Town
1963 (Unknown) County
Oliver La Farge was interred at Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico. 
1965 (Unknown) County
The Door in the Wall
(Pub: Houghton Mifflin ISBN: )
1957 (Unknown) County
A Pause in the Desert
Short story collection. 
1956 (Unknown) County
Behind the Mountains
1956 (Unknown) County
A Pictorial History of the American Indian

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