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  New Georgia Encyclopedia: Frank Yerby (1916-1991)
Frank Yerby rose to fame as a writer of popular fiction tinged with a distinctive southern flavor.
Frank Garvin Yerby was born in Augusta on September 5, 1916, to Wilhemenia and Rufus Yerby.
Yerby was often criticized by fls for the lack of focus on or stereotypical treatment of African American characters in his books.
www.georgiaencyclopedia.org /nge/Article.jsp?id=h-523   (603 words)

  
 Book: A Victim's Guilt
Lady Sumayla uses her powers to bid Frank Yerby to present himself to her in 9thcentury Cordoba in Spain which is ruled by Emir al-Rahman II… the second most powerful ruler in the Islamic Empire.
Yerby’s characters are driven to act not because of any moral concerns but simply because of their basic desire to exist.
For as they tell Frank Yerby, “If you are forgotten, we will fade into oblivion and we cannot permit that to happen.” Because of their urge to live, Yerby’s characters demand that he “fix” the problem that has led to his fading from the literary scene.
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 Who Was Frank Yerby
Frank Yerby was an African American writer who gave the world a body of literature that has inspired and thrilled millions of readers.
Frank Yerby was not exclusively a novelist; he was a poet and short story writer as well.
Yerby masked his underlying concerns because He knew that he was dealing in a society whose currency was valued in blood...
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 Frank Yerby - Karr.net   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Frank Garvin Yerby (September 5, 1916 – November 29, 1991) was an American historical novelist.
Yerby left the United States in 1955 in protest against racial discrimination, moving to Spain (then under the Franco regime) where he remained for the rest of his life.
Frank Yerby died from congestive heart failure in Madrid and was interred there in the Cementerio de la Almudena.
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 Frank Yerby Renaissance Project
This novel explores a mysterious relationship that develops between Frank Yerby and his characters as he lies facing his own immortality.
This is an overview of the thirty-three novels Frank Yerby wrote between 1940 and 1985.
This is a list of Yerby's available novels in the order of their publication dates.
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 Frank Yerby DVD / Black Authors / African American Authors
Yerby established a canon of work that celebrates individual triumphs over the social, political and economic forces that seek to crush the human spirit.
Frank Yerby was a literary genius and compares with James Michener and Robert Graves, two of the outstanding writers of the twentieth century.
Yerby was commercially successful having written thirty-three novels that sold over fifty million books in 24 languages and in 85 countries.
www.mediatechnics.com /mediashop/frank-yerby-symposium-p-136.html   (238 words)

  
 Augusta.com Picture Story
Frank Garvin Yerby was born in one house on the 1100 block of Eighth Street in Augusta on Sept. 5, 1916, and grew up in another next door.
Yerby graduated from Augusta's Paine College, received a master's degree from Fisk University and taught at Florida A&M in Tallahassee and Southern University in Baton Rouge, La. His story, Health Card, won the O. Henry Memorial Award for the best first published short story in 1944.
Yerby later would say it was racial discrimination growing up in Augusta that caused his self-imposed exile in Madrid, Spain, where he lived from 1955 until his death on Nov. 29, 1991.
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 Bambooweb: Frank Yerby
Frank Garvin Yerby (September 5, 1916 - November 29, 1991) was an African American historical novelist.
Yerby left the United States in 1955 in protest against racial discrimination.
Frank Yerby died in Madrid, Spain and was interred there in the Cementerio de la Almudena.
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 Georgia Writers Hall of Fame
Frank Yerby's early life was marked by racial conflict, a theme which would dominate his fiction.
Yerby quickly tired of teaching and felt constrained by the demands of academia, so he gave up his teaching career and began work with the Ford Motor Co. in Detroit, MI, which gave the time needed to concentrate on writing.
Yerby's move to the historical novel format and away from serious short fiction was not without controversy.
www.libs.uga.edu /gawriters/yerby.html   (734 words)

  
 Frank Garvin Yerby Criticism
Frank Yerby has complained that 99 44/100 of his historical research lands on the cutting-room floor at Dial Press.
For all Yerby's protestations about the inappropriateness of social protest as "stuff" for literature, it is difficult to say that he is oblivious to the fact that his writing reflects his world view, his thoughts and even his neuroses.
While Yerby implies [in Speak Now] that racism can be overcome by love, he stresses the point that it could not happen in the United States.
www.bookrags.com /criticisms/Frank_Garvin_Yerby   (531 words)

  
 Frank Garvin Yerby Biography and Summary
Frank Yerby is the author of thirty-three novels that have sold over fifty-five million copies in the last forty years.
Yerby's first novel, The Foxes of Harrow (1946), was filmed by 20th Century-Fox in 1951; The Golden Hawk (1948) was filmed by Columbia...
Frank Garvin Yerby(September 5, 1916 – November 29, 1991) was an African American historical novelist.
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 Frank Yerby - Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Frank Garvin Yerby was born in Augusta, Georgia, on September 5th, 1916, the son of a fl hotel doorman, Rufus Garvin Yerby and his white wife, Wilhelmina.
Frank Yerby rose to fame as a writer of popular fiction awash with a distinctive "old south" flavor.
Yerby was criticized for not paying more attention to the plight of "his race." Though he said that writers should entertain and not preach to their readers, it is generally accepted that his novels stripped back the hideous double standards of the "old south", including lacerating portraits of Klansmen, white slave owners and their like..
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 African American Registry: Frank Yerby was an award winning novelist.
Frank Garvin Yerby was born in Augusta, Georgia.
As a Black author, Yerby was widely criticized for not giving more attention to racial problems in his fiction.
Discrimination in the United States caused Yerby to leave and live in self-imposed exile in Madrid from 1955 until his death Nov. 29th 1991.
www.aaregistry.com /african_american_history/1132/Frank_Yerby_was_an_award_winning_novelist   (357 words)

  
 Uncovering Frank Yerby: journey to the Ph.D. leads one scholar to Madrid, Spain, to unravel the complexities of an ...
Uncovering Frank Yerby: journey to the Ph.D. leads one scholar to Madrid, Spain, to unravel the complexities of an expatriate best-selling novelist
Yerby was born in Augusta, Ga., in 1916.
If I could score an interview with Yerby's wife, she would no doubt be able to provide insight into his racial ambiguity and literary motivations.
findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0DXK/is_19_21/ai_n8964649   (902 words)

  
 Frank Yerby : Books from Overstock.com
Frank Yerby: A Victim?s Guilt is an imaginative work that transports the reader into a mysterious and fascinating world where history and fiction merge within the actuality of Frank Yerby?s mind.
Description: Frank Yerby: A Victim?s Guilt is an imaginative work that transports the reader into a mysterious and fascinating world where history and fiction merge within the actuality of Frank Yerby?s mind.
Characters from Frank Yerby?s own books snatch him from his deathbed and demand that he recant his doctrine of the "victims guilt." They believe this doctrine has condemned Yerby to oblivion.
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 Profile on Frank Yerby
Frank Garvin Yerby (September 5, 1916 - November 29, 1991) was an African American historical novelist.
Yerby left the United States in 1955 in protest against racial discrimination, moving to Spain (then under the Franco regime) where he remained for the rest of his life.
Frank Yerby died in Madrid and was interred there in the Cementerio de la Almudena.
www.famouslikeme.com /1228/article.html   (180 words)

  
 Uncovering Frank Yerby: journey to the Ph.D. leads one scholar to Madrid, Spain, to unravel the complexities of an ...
Uncovering Frank Yerby: journey to the Ph.D. leads one scholar to Madrid, Spain, to unravel the complexities of an expatriate best-selling novelist
Yerby was born in Augusta, Ga., in 1916.
If I could score an interview with Yerby's wife, she would no doubt be able to provide insight into his racial ambiguity and literary motivations.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0DXK/is_19_21/ai_n8964649   (902 words)

  
 Frank Yerby Biography / Profile
Frank Garvin Yerby, the son of Rufus Gavin, a fl, half-Indian postal clerk, and his Scotch-Irish wife, Wilhelmina Smythe Yerby, was born and reared in Augusta, Georgia.
After high school Yerby earned an A.B. from Paine College in 1937, and an M.A. from Fisk one year later; in 1939 he began graduate studies at the University of Chicago.
Financial problems forced Yerby out of graduate school, and he, along with Richard Wright, Margaret Walker, and Langston Hughes, briefly worked for the Federal Writers’ Project in the Chicago area.
www.enotes.com /salem-lit/frank-yerby   (124 words)

  
 Frank Yerby
Yerby graduated from Augusta's Paine College, received a master's degree from Fisk University and taught at Florida AandM in Tallahassee and Southern University in Baton Rouge, La. His story, Health Card, won the O. Henry Memorial Award for the best first published short story in 1944.
Yerby later would say it was racial discrimination growing up in Augusta that caused his self-imposed exile in Madrid, Spain, where he lived from 1955 until his death on Nov. 29, 1991.
Yerby has published more than 30 novels, which has sold more than 55 million copies.
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 Frank Yerby: A Victim's Guilt (book) by Eugene A Stovall on AuthorsDen
All Yerby could do in reply was to turn slightly, nod his head at the nurse and manage a little smile.
Yerby’s prodigious outflow of literary gems could only be exceeded by Yerby’s own inestimable belief in his own worth.
When he faced his own mortality, Yerby thought the praises and honors bestowed upon him for his creative genius would be ringing in his ears.
www.authorsden.com /categories/book_top.asp?catid=26&id=17054   (948 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The Saracen blade, a novel: Books: Frank Yerby   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Yerby may not be the world's greatest stylist, but he's a first-rate story-teller; and it's this that leads me to give the book five stars instead of four, despite one or two passages of rather purple prose.
The Saracen Blade by Frank Yerby, follows Pietro Di Donati, his beloved, Iolanthe, and their burning desire and pursuit for each other.
Frank Yerby is a lesser known author that deserves much credit.
www.amazon.com /Saracen-blade-novel-Frank-Yerby/dp/B00005WQWJ   (1584 words)

  
 UPNE - Speak Now: Frank Yerby   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Author Frank Yerby (1916–1991) was renowned and controversial in his day, but his works mysteriously and gradually slipped out of print.
Yerby brings to this explosive work his formidable vigor, imagination, and great narrative skill, offering the reader an intensely personal story thick with corrosive honesty and brutal truths.
FRANK YERBY was the celebrated and—in some circles—notorious African-American novelist, poet, and popular writer who rose to fame with the publication of The Foxes of Harrow in 1946.
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 CFP: Frank Yerby (6/1/05; collection) from Gene Jarrett on 2005-03-02 (Calls For Papers: African-American)
Augusta-born Frank Yerby, one of the greatest unknown writers in
Yerby; (2) to address the specific history of critical responses to
Yerby's work and to his practice of Southern historical romance; and (3)
cfp.english.upenn.edu /archive/African-American/0084.html   (300 words)

  
 Call for Papers
Editors seek critical essays on the literary life and legacy of Augusta-born Frank Yerby, one of the greatest unknown writers in American literary history.
The collection intends to prioritize essays that employ and/or extend these new analytics to the study of Yerby's fiction, while using Yerby's texts as case studies.
In the end, the book hopes not only to introduce Yerby to a new generation of readers, but also become the central point of reference for future scholars of Yerby, and an invaluable resource for scholars in a range of academic fields.
www.southernscribe.com /news/cfp/05Jun01.htm   (185 words)

  
 Frank Yerby books reviews
Frank Yerby is at his best with the story of Alaric who is not quite the same as the rest of his society.
Wesley Parks, his name in the American society he finds himself in, is a born leader and though his life as a slave is violent and inhumane at times he makes the best of it and survives in his new world.
Frank Yerby Message Board 5/27/2005 12:29:34 PM Talk about the novels, new and used books that Yerby has written!
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 TomFolio.com: by Frank Yerby
Yerby, Frank A ROSE FOR ANA MARIA Publisher: New York, NY: The Dial Press, 1976.
Yerby, Frank SERPENT AND THE STAFF Publisher: Dell New York NY 1976.
No man could resist her, no man could keep her, as she climbed the rungs of power and privilege from the raw Southern steel town of Birmingham in the 1890's to the glittering and corrupt capitals of Europe, moving ever closer to her moment of ultimate, overwhelming truth.
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 A Woman Called Fancy - Frank Yerby : Read reviews and compare prices at Ciao.co.uk
Charlie is obviously concerned since his friends back at college are in trouble after a practical joke, and he is called to rat on them.
After the constant bickering from the back seat, between his son, daughter and her fiancé, tiredness begins to set in.
Frank briefly falls asleep at the wheel, before waking suddenly after a near collision with another vehicle.
www.ciao.co.uk /A_Woman_Called_Fancy_Frank_Yerby__5738171   (892 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Foxes of Harrow: Books: Frank Yerby   (Site not responding. Last check: )
FYI, Frank Yerby had his picture on the jacket of my aunt's Book Club edition, quite interesting for that time, as other readers have pointed out.
Even though his works have sometimes been referred to as pulp fiction, he does essentially what is required of the writer-- he seizes the reader and takes him on a pleasurable, thrilling journey through the imagination.
As a fl reader, I never even guessed from his writing that Yerby was fl.
www.amazon.com /Foxes-Harrow-Frank-Yerby/dp/0899662102   (1530 words)

  
 ★ Books by Frank Yerby   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Yerby left the United States in 1955 in protest against racial discrimination.Frank Yerby died in Madrid, Spain and was interred there in the Cementerio de la Almudena.
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Frank Yerby Hans Kämpfer - Eine Welt zu Füssen - B0000BPUKN
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