Gertrude Atherton

1857 - 1948

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Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton (October 30, 1857 – June 14, 1948) was an American author. Many of her novels are set in her home state of California. Her bestseller Black Oxen (1923) was made into a silent movie of the same name. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gertrude Atherton has received more than 77,772 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Gertrude Atherton is the 5,420th most popular writer, the 11,466th most popular biography from United States and the 854th most popular American Writer.

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Among writers, Gertrude Atherton ranks 5,420 out of 5,794Before her are Ali Smith, Nicole Krauss, Alfred Austin, Ann Leckie, Arnon Grunberg, and William Safire. After her are Sue Monk Kidd, Sebastian Faulks, Michal Šanda, Judith Miller, Cressida Cowell, and Jill Abramson.

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Among people born in 1857, Gertrude Atherton ranks 111Before her are Herbert Plumer, 1st Viscount Plumer, David Prain, Ayub Khan, Max Weiss, Charles B. Cory, and John Joly.  Among people deceased in 1948, Gertrude Atherton ranks 149Before her are Frank Benford, Warren William, King Baggot, Yellapragada Subbarow, Florence Augusta Merriam Bailey, and Susan Glaspell. After her is Sophia Duleep Singh.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gertrude Atherton ranks 11,466 out of 15,968Before her are Logan Henderson (1989), William P. Clark Jr. (1931), William Safire (1929), Patricia Kalember (1956), Swizz Beatz (1978), and Kyle Korver (1981). After her are Alexa Bliss (1991), Mike Ness (1962), Ray LaHood (1945), Melville Fuller (1833), Karen Hantze Susman (1942), and Charles Melton (1991).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Gertrude Atherton ranks 854Before her are Lynne Cox (1957), Annie Dillard (1945), James K. Morrow (1947), Nicole Krauss (1974), Ann Leckie (1966), and William Safire (1929). After her are Sue Monk Kidd (1948), Judith Miller (1948), Jill Abramson (1954), Lionel Shriver (1957), Jonathan Lethem (1964), and Bosley Crowther (1905).